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What principles should inform poverty indices? Insights from a cross-country survey

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  • Lucio Esposito

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  • Francesca Majorano

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Article provided by Springer in its journal Empirical Economics.

Volume (Year): 41 (2011)
Issue (Month): 2 (October)
Pages: 387-420

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Keywords: Poverty measurement; Distributional judgements; Questionnaire study; D63; I32;

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