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The measurement of poverty: an experimental questionnaire investigation

By Yoram Amiel and Frank Cowell


We re-examine some of the standard axioms used in the literature on Poverty Measurement. Using a sample of 486 students from Australia, Israel and the USA we investigate the extent to which perceptions of poverty correspond to the axioms

Topics: HN Social history and conditions. Social problems. Social reform
Publisher: Suntory and Toyota International Centres for Economics and Related Disciplines, London School of Economics and Political Science
Year: 1994
OAI identifier: oai:eprints.lse.ac.uk:2290
Provided by: LSE Research Online
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