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Are we confusing poverty with preferences ? (English)

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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 +

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  • van den Boom, Bart; Halsema, Alex; Molini, Vasco;
  • 2015/04/23 17:01:02
  • Policy Research Working Paper
  • WPS7247
  • 1
  • 1
  • GhanaMozambique
  • Africa
  • 2015/04/23 08:47:37
  • Disclosed
  • Are we confusing poverty with preferences ?
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