Multidimensional Poverty : Measurement , Estimation , and Inference

@inproceedings{Bennett2011MultidimensionalP,
  title={Multidimensional Poverty : Measurement , Estimation , and Inference},
  author={Christopher J. Bennett and Shabana Mitra},
  year={2011}
}
Multidimensional poverty measures give rise to a host of statistical hypotheses which are of interest to applied economists and policy-makers alike. In the specific context of the generalized Alkire-Foster (Alkire and Foster 2008) class of measures, we show that many of these hypotheses can be treated in a unified manner and also tested simultaneously using the minimum p-value methodology of Bennett (2010). When applied to study the relative state of poverty among Hindus and Muslims in India… CONTINUE READING

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