Subjective Poverty and Reference-Dependence : Income over Time, Aspirations and Reference Groups

Castilla, Carolina (2010). Subjective Poverty and Reference-Dependence : Income over Time, Aspirations and Reference Groups. UNU-WIDER.

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  • Sub-type Working paper
    Author Castilla, Carolina
    Title Subjective Poverty and Reference-Dependence : Income over Time, Aspirations and Reference Groups
    Volume/Issue No. 2010/76
    Publication Date 2010
    Place of Publication Helsinki
    Publisher UNU-WIDER
    Pages 18
    Language eng
    Abstract

    How a person assesses the wellbeing derived from income is often determined as much by its contrast with a reference point as by the level of income itself. In this paper, I use a household survey from Mexico to examine how subjective poverty assessments

    UNU Topics of Focus Economic development
    Keyword Econometrics
    Economic development
    Measurement (poverty)
    Copyright Holder UNU-WIDER
    Copyright Year 2010
    Copyright type Fair use permitted
    ISSN 17987237
    ISBN 9789292303143
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