Income distribution and poverty in Portugal (1994/95)
AbstractThe aim of this study is to give a broad picture of the income distribution and the level of inequality and poverty in Portugal as revealed by the two most recent family surveys produced by the Portuguese Statistical Office: the European Community Household Panel and the Household Budget Survey. The results obtained consistently point to a very unequal distribution of income, with high levels of inequality associated with high poverty rates. These main findings are not influenced by the choice of survey, revealing a high degree of consistency between the two sources.
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Bibliographic InfoPaper provided by Department of Economics at the School of Economics and Management (ISEG), Technical University of Lisbon. in its series Working Papers with number 1999/04.
Date of creation: 1999
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Postal: Department of Economics, School of Economics and Management (ISEG), Technical University of Lisbon, Rua do Quelhas 6, 1200-781 LISBON, PORTUGAL
Web page: https://aquila.iseg.utl.pt/aquila/departamentos/EC
Income Distribution; Inequality; Poverty; Family Survey; Portugal;
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- D63 - Microeconomics - - Welfare Economics - - - Equity, Justice, Inequality, and Other Normative Criteria and Measurement
- I32 - Health, Education, and Welfare - - Welfare and Poverty - - - Measurement and Analysis of Poverty
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