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Opportunity-sensitive poverty measurement (English)


This paper offers an axiomatic characterization of two classes of poverty measures that are sensitive to inequality of opportunity, one a strict subset of the other. The proposed indices are sensitive not only to income shortfalls from the poverty line...  See More +


  • Brunori, Paolo; Ferreira, Francisco; Lugo, Maria Ana; Peragine, Vito;
  • 2013/12/01
  • Policy Research Working Paper;
  • WPS6728
  • 1
  • 1
  • Europe
  • Europe and Central Asia
  • 2013/12/01
  • Disclosed
  • Opportunity-sensitive poverty measurement
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