Conflicting Measures of Poverty and Inadequate Saving by the Poor

Marjit, Sugata (2012). Conflicting Measures of Poverty and Inadequate Saving by the Poor. UNU-WIDER.

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  • Sub-type Working paper
    Author Marjit, Sugata
    Title Conflicting Measures of Poverty and Inadequate Saving by the Poor
    Volume/Issue No. 2012/58
    Publication Date 2012
    Place of Publication Helsinki
    Publisher UNU-WIDER
    Pages 11
    Language eng
    Abstract

    In the presence of inequality a status-driven utility function reconciles the conflict between income-based and nutrition-based measures of poverty. Moreover, it can explain why the poor tend to save less, an established empirical fact in the developing c

    UNU Topics of Focus Poverty
    Keyword Consumption (economics)
    Equality and inequality
    Poverty
    Copyright Holder UNU-WIDER
    Copyright Year 2012
    Copyright type Fair use permitted
    ISSN 17987237
    ISBN 9789292305215
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