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Perceived deprivation in Brazil in a multidimensional perspective

  • André Braz Golgher
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    Given that poverty is multidimensional and subjectively perceived, analyses that do discuss deprivation following these guidelines might present a broader perspective than income or objective poverty measures. We applied this framework to households in Brazil with the use of multivariate techniques.We observed that income and food deprivation are still common in rural areas, regions with multidimensional hardships. In urban areas, the deprivations are mostly one-dimensional, especially the ones related to physical problems in the dwelling and to problems with payments.

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    Article provided by Armand Colin in its journal Revue d’Économie Régionale & Urbaine.

    Volume (Year): mai (2010)
    Issue (Month): 2 ()
    Pages: 195-211

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    Handle: RePEc:cai:rerarc:reru_102_0195
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