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Two Subjective Definitions of Poverty: Results from the Wisconsin Basic Needs Study

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  • Diane Colasanto
  • Arie Kapteyn
  • Jacques van der Gaag

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We test two hypotheses about the relationship between age and reported difficulty paying bills or buying things the family needs, such as food, clothing, medicine, and medical care. The affluence-trajectory hypothesis follows from age-group differences ...

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Article provided by University of Wisconsin Press in its journal Journal of Human Resources.

Volume (Year): 19 (1984)
Issue (Month): 1 ()
Pages: 127-138

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  18. David A. Clark, 2005. "Core Poverty, Basic Capabilities and Vagueness: An Application to the South African Context," Economics Series Working Papers, University of Oxford, Department of Economics GPRG-WPS-026, University of Oxford, Department of Economics.
  19. Gustafsson, Björn Anders & Yue, Ximing, 2006. "Rural People’s Perception of Poverty in China," IZA Discussion Papers 2486, Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA).

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