A Re-scaled Version of the Foster-Greer-Thorbecke Poverty Indices based on an Association with the Minkowski Distance Function

Subramanian, Sreenivasan (2004). A Re-scaled Version of the Foster-Greer-Thorbecke Poverty Indices based on an Association with the Minkowski Distance Function. UNU-WIDER.

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    Author Subramanian, Sreenivasan
    Title A Re-scaled Version of the Foster-Greer-Thorbecke Poverty Indices based on an Association with the Minkowski Distance Function
    Volume/Issue No. 10/1/2004
    Publication Date 2004
    Place of Publication Helsinki
    Publisher UNU-WIDER
    Pages 10
    Language eng
    Abstract

    This note advances a family of poverty measures, ??, which are derived as simple, normalized Minkowski distance functions. The ?? indices turn out to be the ?th roots of the corresponding Foster, Greer and Thorbecke P? indices. The re-calibration of P? te

    UNU Topics of Focus Poverty
    Keyword Poverty
    Measurement (poverty)
    Copyright Holder UNU-WIDER
    Copyright Year 2004
    Copyright type Fair use permitted
    ISSN 18102611
    ISBN 9789291905898
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