Two subjective definitions of poverty: Results from the Wisconsin basic needs study
AbstractWe 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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Date of creation: 1984
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Publication status: Published in Journal of Human Resources (1984) v.19, p.127-138
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- Diane Colasanto & Arie Kapteyn & Jacques van der Gaag, 1984. "Two Subjective Definitions of Poverty: Results from the Wisconsin Basic Needs Study," Journal of Human Resources, University of Wisconsin Press, vol. 19(1), pages 127-138.
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