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Poverty lines in theory and practice (English)


As a part of the Living Standards Measurement Study, this paper presents a critical overview of alternative approaches towards setting poverty lines, which: a) define the minimum level of living standards before being considered "poor"; and, b) make comparisons...  See More +


  • Ravallion, Martin;
  • 1998/07/31
  • Publication;
  • LSM133
  • 1
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  • 2010/07/01
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