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Minimum Distribution-Sensitivity, Poverty Aversion, and Poverty Orderings

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  • Zheng, Buhong, 2000. "Minimum Distribution-Sensitivity, Poverty Aversion, and Poverty Orderings," Journal of Economic Theory, Elsevier, vol. 95(1), pages 116-137, November.
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    9. Kristof Bosmans & Lucio Esposito & Peter Lambert, 2011. "New perspectives on a more-or-less familiar poverty index," Social Choice and Welfare, Springer;The Society for Social Choice and Welfare, vol. 36(2), pages 241-247, February.
    10. B. Essama-Nssah & Saumik Paul & Léandre Bassolé, 2013. "Accounting for Heterogeneity in Growth Incidence in Cameroon Using Recentered Influence Function Regression," Journal of African Economies, Centre for the Study of African Economies (CSAE), vol. 22(5), pages 757-795, November.
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