Constructing Official Poverty Lines for Countries in Transition – Beyond the Poverty Line (2000-2010)
This paper presents a new model for defining the poverty line using the Kakwani (2010) approach and developing a possible candidate for the construction of a new official poverty line. The model uses consumer theory to construct both food and non-food poverty thresholds and ensures that the poverty line is consistent across regions.
Volume (Year): 16 (2014)
Issue (Month): 35 (February)
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