Poverty Line and the Guaranteed Minimal Payments – Methodological Aspects of Defining and Binding
AbstractMethodology for defining poverty line and its binding to the guaranteed minimal payments is suggested. The methodology for calculation poverty line is based on the combination of two approaches – the relative and the absolute. The first one ensures connection of poverty line to the de facto income distribution into the society and the second – ensuring the minimal living standard. Methodological solutions are presented for defining guaranteed minimal payments (minimal salary/wage, social pension and social benefits), which reflex directly or indirectly the dynamics of poverty line.
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Bibliographic InfoArticle provided by Bulgarian Academy of Sciences - Economic Research Institute in its journal Economic Thought.
Volume (Year): (2006)
Issue (Month): 7 ()
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