Nagwa Albehery

Learn More
The problem of poverty is the most important problem that many developing countries suffer from. Poverty has many negative effects to social, political and economic life in a society. These problems have always been the major concerns to policy makers. The decision makers try to construct some plans and economic reforms to decrease poverty all around the(More)
—To properly gauge the extent of poverty in a country or in a region, economists use semi-heuristic poverty measures such as the Foster-Greer-Thorbecke (FGT) metric. These measures are used because it was empirically shown that they capture the commonsense meaning of the extent of poverty better than previously proposed measures. However, the fact that(More)
  • 1