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Fuzzy Measures of Multidimensional Poverty in the Mediterranean Area: A Focus on Financial Dimension

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  • Martina Ciani

    (Department of Economics and Statistics, University of Siena, 53100 Siena, Italy)

  • Francesca Gagliardi

    (Department of Economics and Statistics, University of Siena, 53100 Siena, Italy)

  • Samuele Riccarelli

    (Department of Economics and Statistics, University of Siena, 53100 Siena, Italy)

  • Gianni Betti

    (Department of Economics and Statistics, University of Siena, 53100 Siena, Italy)

Abstract

The main scope of the paper is to adopt a fuzzy sets approach for the measurement of multidimensional poverty over a period of eight years, from 2007 to 2015, which takes into account the effect of the 2008 economic and financial crisis. In particular, the focus is on the financial dimension of poverty, and its effects on citizens in the EU Mediterranean Area. The empirical analysis, based on the European Union—Statistics on Income and Living Conditions survey (EU-SILC), covers eight Mediterranean Countries.

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  • Martina Ciani & Francesca Gagliardi & Samuele Riccarelli & Gianni Betti, 2018. "Fuzzy Measures of Multidimensional Poverty in the Mediterranean Area: A Focus on Financial Dimension," Sustainability, MDPI, vol. 11(1), pages 1-13, December.
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