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The Rich and the Poor: The Construction of an Affluence Line from the Poverty Line

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  • Marcelo Medeiros

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Article provided by Springer in its journal Social Indicators Research.

Volume (Year): 78 (2006)
Issue (Month): 1 (08)
Pages: 1-18

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Handle: RePEc:spr:soinre:v:78:y:2006:i:1:p:1-18

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Keywords: affluence; poverty; rich; social inequality;

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  1. James M. Poterba & Daniel R. Feenberg, 2000. "The Income and Tax Share of Very High-Income Households, 1960-1995," American Economic Review, American Economic Association, vol. 90(2), pages 264-270, May.
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  1. Nuno Crespo & Sandrina Berthault Moreira & Nádia Simões, 2011. "An integrated approach for the measurement of inequality, poverty, and richness," Working Papers 205, ECINEQ, Society for the Study of Economic Inequality.
  2. Somnath Chattopadhyay, 2011. "Earnings efficiency and poverty dominance analysis: a spatial approach," Economics Bulletin, AccessEcon, vol. 31(3), pages 2298-2318.
  3. Martin Ravallion, 2011. "Do Poorer Countries Have Less Capacity for Redistribution?," One Pager Chinese 97, International Policy Centre for Inclusive Growth.
  4. Peichl, Andreas & Schaefer, Thilo & Scheicher, Christoph, 2008. "Measuring Richness and Poverty: A Micro Data Application to Europe and Germany," IZA Discussion Papers 3790, Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA).
  5. Ceriani, Lidia & Verme, Paolo, 2013. "The income lever and the allocation of aid," Policy Research Working Paper Series 6367, The World Bank.
  6. Michał Brzeziński, 2013. "Variance estimation for richness measures," Working Papers 2013-03, Faculty of Economic Sciences, University of Warsaw.
  7. Michal Brzezinski, 2010. "Income Affluence in Poland," Social Indicators Research, Springer, vol. 99(2), pages 285-299, November.
  8. Chameni Nembua, Célestin & Biloa Essimi, Jean Aristide, 2013. "Who is Rich in Cameroun?
    [Who is Rich in Cameroon?]
    ," MPRA Paper 48024, University Library of Munich, Germany.
  9. BILOA ESSIMI, Jean Aristide & CHAMENI NEMBUA, Celestin, 2013. "Estimation D’Une Ligne D’Affluence : Cas Du Cameroun
    [Affluence Line Estimation: Case Of Cameroon]
    ," MPRA Paper 48095, University Library of Munich, Germany.
  10. Alessandra Michelangeli & Eugenio Peluso & Alain Trannoy, 2011. "Detecting a change in wealth concentration without the knowledge of the wealth distribution," Journal of Economic Inequality, Springer, vol. 9(3), pages 373-391, September.
  11. Guillermo Cruces & Luis Felipe López Calva & Diego Battistón, 2011. "Down and Out or Up and In? Polarization-Based Measures of the Middle Class for Latin America," CEDLAS, Working Papers 0113, CEDLAS, Universidad Nacional de La Plata.
  12. Arup Bose & Satya Chakravarty & Conchita D’Ambrosio, 2014. "Richness orderings," Journal of Economic Inequality, Springer, vol. 12(1), pages 5-22, March.
  13. Turčínková, Jana & Stávková, Jana, 2011. "Assessment of the income situation of households in the Czech Republic," MPRA Paper 33508, University Library of Munich, Germany.
  14. Anthony B. Atkinson & Andrea Brandolini, 2011. "On the identification of the “middle class”," Working Papers 217, ECINEQ, Society for the Study of Economic Inequality.
  15. Andy Sumner, 2012. "The Buoyant Billions: How “Middle Class” Are the New Middle Classes in Developing Countries? (And Why Does It Matter?)," Working Papers 309, Center for Global Development.

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