Measuring Vulnerability : The Director's Cut

Ligon, Ethan and Schechter, Laura (2002). Measuring Vulnerability : The Director's Cut. UNU-WIDER.

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  • Sub-type Discussion paper
    Author Ligon, Ethan
    Schechter, Laura
    Title Measuring Vulnerability : The Director's Cut
    Volume/Issue No. 2002/86
    Publication Date 2002
    Place of Publication Helsinki
    Publisher UNU-WIDER
    Pages 26
    Language eng

    Traditional poverty measures neglect several important dimensions of household welfare. In this paper we construct a measure of `vulnerability´ which allows us to quantify the welfare loss associated with poverty as well as the loss associated with any o

    UNU Topics of Focus Poverty
    Keyword Poverty
    Measurement (poverty)
    Copyright Holder UNU-WIDER
    Copyright Year 2002
    Copyright type Fair use permitted
    ISSN 16095774
    ISBN 9789291902972
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