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Vulnerabilidad Social: una Propuesta para su Medición en Argentina


  • Laura Golovanevsky

    () (CONICET y Universidad Nacional de Jujuy)


This paper presents a proposal for an indicator of social vulnerability, using data from a Survey on Life Conditions in year 2001. Based on the AVEO approach (assets, vulnerability and structure of opportunities), different dimensions of ulnerability are studied: demographic, environmental, human capital, job, social protection and social capital. With a statistical methodology based on logistic regression, one variable is selected as representative of each dimension, which are then combined in a single indicator, called Vulnerability Social Index. Finally, different groups of households defined by this index are characterized.

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  • Laura Golovanevsky, 2007. "Vulnerabilidad Social: una Propuesta para su Medición en Argentina," Revista de Economía y Estadística, Universidad Nacional de Córdoba, Facultad de Ciencias Económicas, Instituto de Economía y Finanzas, vol. 0(2), pages 53-94, July.
  • Handle: RePEc:ief:reveye:v:45:y:2007:i:2:p:53-94

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    Social Vulnerability; Indicator; Argentina;

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    • I32 - Health, Education, and Welfare - - Welfare, Well-Being, and Poverty - - - Measurement and Analysis of Poverty


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