Making every dimension count: multidimensional poverty without the â€œdual cut offâ€
AbstractThis paper takes a critical look at the class of multidimensional poverty measures recently proposed by Alkire and Foster (2007, 2011a). The critique centres on the specific formulation of the dominance axioms, in particular the weak transfer and the weak rearrangement axioms. Stronger versions of these dominance axioms as well as a new cross-dimensional convexity axiom are proposed leading to a new class of multidimensional poverty measures.
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Bibliographic InfoPaper provided by Monash University, Department of Economics in its series Monash Economics Working Papers with number 32-13.
Length: 24 pages
Date of creation: Jul 2013
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- Aaron Nicholas & Ranjan Ray & Kompal Sinha, 2013.
"A Dynamic Multidimensional Measure of Poverty,"
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25-13, Monash University, Department of Economics.
- Aaron Nicholas & Ranjan Ray & Kompal Sinha, 2013. "Duration and Multidimensionality in Poverty Measurement," Economics Series 2013_9, Deakin University, Faculty of Business and Law, School of Accounting, Economics and Finance.
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