Poverty Measurement and Theories of Beneficence

Subramanian, Sreenivasan (2005). Poverty Measurement and Theories of Beneficence. UNU-WIDER.

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  • Sub-type Research paper
    Author Subramanian, Sreenivasan
    Title Poverty Measurement and Theories of Beneficence
    Volume/Issue No. 2005/62
    Publication Date 2005
    Place of Publication Helsinki
    Publisher UNU-WIDER
    Pages 16
    Language eng
    Abstract

    This note points to certain similarities of orientation and outcome between Derek Parfit quest for a theory of beneficence and Amartya Sen quest for a suitable real-valued representation of poverty. It suggests that both projects, in a certain sense, have

    UNU Topics of Focus Poverty
    Keyword Equality and inequality
    Index numbers (economics)
    Poverty
    Measurement (poverty)
    Copyright Holder UNU-WIDER
    Copyright Year 2005
    Copyright type Fair use permitted
    ISSN 18102611
    ISBN 9789291907465
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