Income-Wealth Poverty: Israel in an international perspective

  title={Income-Wealth Poverty: Israel in an international perspective},
  author={Leah Achdut},
Over the last decade, attention has been drawn to a joint income-wealth perspective on living standards. Wealth affects living standards in more diverse ways than current income: it not only may generate direct flows of income, but also may enable families to smooth out consumption by relying on savings, assets and loans and protect them in times of economic distress. The purpose of this paper is to examine income-wealth poverty trends during the decade 2005 -2015 among Israeli aged 50 and… CONTINUE READING