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Medición de los Ingresos y la Pobreza Oficial en América Latina y el Caribe

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  • Luis Beccaria

    (Universidad Nacional General Sarmiento)

  • Pablo Alfredo Gluzmann

    (CEDLAS – UNLP y CONICET)

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El presente documento analiza las encuestas de hogares y las metodologías de las estimaciones oficiales de pobreza de la región; en particular, en primer lugar busca analizar la forma en que se miden los ingresos de las personas y los hogares en las encuestas de hogares de América Latina y el Caribe (ALC). El segundo objetivo consiste en reseñar las características principales de las metodologías de identificación de hogares e individuos pobres que se realizan en la región utilizando el enfoque de los ingresos, lo cual permitirá indagar acerca del grado de comparabilidad de las estimaciones resultantes. Finalmente, y en base a la evidencia que permita alcanzar la búsqueda de los dos objetivos anteriores, se efectuarán algunas sugerencias sobre ciertas modificaciones que algunos países podrían considerar, tanto en la medición de los ingresos como en las metodologías de estimación de pobreza.

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Paper provided by CEDLAS, Universidad Nacional de La Plata in its series CEDLAS, Working Papers with number 0148.

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Length: 142 pages
Date of creation: Aug 2013
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Handle: RePEc:dls:wpaper:0148

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