• Published 2013

Measuring Economic Inequality : Deprivation , economising , and Possessing Vani

@inproceedings{Borooah2013MeasuringEI,
  title={Measuring Economic Inequality : Deprivation , economising , and Possessing Vani},
  author={Vani K. Borooah},
  year={2013}
}
One way of measuring the deprivation or poverty of persons is to use money based measures: a person is regarded as "poor" if his/her income (or expenditure) falls below a poverty line value. Such an approach usually termed poverty analysis has spawned a large literature embodying several sophisticated measures of poverty. The downside to this is that low income or expenditure may not be very good indicators of deprivation. Another way, usually termed deprivation analysis, is to define an index… CONTINUE READING

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