Evolution of poverty in Bolivia: a multidementional approach
AbstractThis document constructs a multidimentional measure of poverty for Bolivia based on the new 2008 constitution's fundamental rights, which can be measured in surveys; it also documents the changes in poverty observed in the last decade, in a multidimensional approach. Particulary, we extend the analysis made by Hernani Limarino (2010) on the evolution of poverty in monetary dimensions with a complementary analysis of five other non-monetary dimentions: access to education, short term social security (health), long term social security (pensions), housing and basic household services. The Analysis shows that non-monetary poverty has remained in high levels, and quite elusive despite the reduction in poverty according to monetary measures has decreased.
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Bibliographic InfoPaper provided by Fundación Aru in its series Working Papers with number 01/2012.
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Bolivia; Multidimensional Poverty.;
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- I30 - Health, Education, and Welfare - - Welfare, Well-Being, and Poverty - - - General
- I32 - Health, Education, and Welfare - - Welfare, Well-Being, and Poverty - - - Measurement and Analysis of Poverty
- I39 - Health, Education, and Welfare - - Welfare, Well-Being, and Poverty - - - Other
This paper has been announced in the following NEP Reports:
- NEP-ALL-2012-05-08 (All new papers)
- NEP-HME-2012-05-08 (Heterodox Microeconomics)
- NEP-LAM-2012-05-08 (Central & South America)
- NEP-LTV-2012-05-08 (Unemployment, Inequality & Poverty)
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- Evolution of poverty in Bolivia: a multidementional approach
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