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Distribution-sensitive multidimensional poverty measures (English)


This paper presents axiomatic arguments to make the case for distribution-sensitive multidimensional poverty measures. The commonly-used counting measures violate the strong transfer axiom which requires regressive transfers to be unambiguously poverty-increasing... See More +


  • Datt, Gaurav;
  • 2018/02/20 09:28:02
  • Policy Research Working Paper
  • WPS8346
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  • 2018/02/20 09:25:18
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