Measured as Poor Versus Feeling Poor : Comparing Objective and Subjective Poverty Rates in South Africa

Posel, Dorrit and Rogan, Michael (2014). Measured as Poor Versus Feeling Poor : Comparing Objective and Subjective Poverty Rates in South Africa. UNU-WIDER.

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    Author Posel, Dorrit
    Rogan, Michael
    Title Measured as Poor Versus Feeling Poor : Comparing Objective and Subjective Poverty Rates in South Africa
    Volume/Issue No. 2014/133
    Publication Date 2014
    Place of Publication Helsinki
    Publisher UNU-WIDER
    Pages 21
    Language eng
    Abstract

    In this paper, we compare subjective and money-metric measures of poverty in South Africa using data collected in the 2008/09 Living Conditions Survey. In addition to collecting detailed information on expenditure, the survey asked respondents to provide

    UNU Topics of Focus Poverty
    Keyword Econometric models (economic development)
    Economies of scale
    Income
    Poverty
    Copyright Holder The Authors
    Copyright Year 2014
    Copyright type All rights reserved
    ISSN 17987237
    ISBN 9789292308544
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