Revisiting poverty measures towards individualisation
AbstractWe use the methodology developed in a previous study to individualise all incomes reported in the EU Statistics on Income and Living Conditions (2006) .Based on individual incomes we compute financial dependency rates which are compared with the household-level at-risk-of-poverty rates defined by the EC. The determinants of financial dependency are studied by means of descriptive statistics and by the estimation of bivariate probit regressions for men and women. We cover nine European countries. Finally, four new indicators are proposed to complement the Laeken indicators.
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Bibliographic InfoPaper provided by ULB -- Universite Libre de Bruxelles in its series ULB Institutional Repository with number 2013/135823.
Date of creation: 2011
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Publication status: Published in: Journal of income distribution (2011) v.20 n° 3-4,p.75-102
poverty; gender inequality; individual income; household economics; indicators;
Other versions of this item:
- Danièle Meulders & Sile Padraigin O'Dorchai, 2010. "Revisiting poverty measures towards individualisation," DULBEA Working Papers, ULB -- Universite Libre de Bruxelles 10-03.RS, ULB -- Universite Libre de Bruxelles.
- C21 - Mathematical and Quantitative Methods - - Single Equation Models; Single Variables - - - Cross-Sectional Models; Spatial Models; Treatment Effect Models
- I32 - Health, Education, and Welfare - - Welfare, Well-Being, and Poverty - - - Measurement and Analysis of Poverty
- J16 - Labor and Demographic Economics - - Demographic Economics - - - Economics of Gender; Non-labor Discrimination
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