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Are we confusing poverty with preferences? (English)


Modifying the national poverty line to the context of observed consumption patterns of the poor is becoming popular. A context-specific poverty line would be more consistent with preferences. This paper provides theoretical and empirical evidence that...  See More +


  • Boom, Bart van den; Halsema, Alex; Molini, Vasco;
  • 2015/04/01 10:13:05
  • Working Paper (Numbered Series);
  • 125543
  • 1
  • 1
  • MozambiqueGhana
  • Africa
  • 2018/04/20 10:12:00
  • Disclosed
  • Are we confusing poverty with preferences?
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