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The Working Poor

In: Growing Income Inequalities

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  • Ekaterina Kalugina

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The working poor are individuals who work and who live in poor households. This hybrid, two-level definition — individual for labour market activity and household for the poverty status — complicates both the analysis and interpretation of this phenomenon (Peña-Casas and Latta, 2004; Ponthieux, 2010).

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  • Ekaterina Kalugina, 2013. "The Working Poor," Palgrave Macmillan Books, in: Joël Hellier & Nathalie Chusseau (ed.), Growing Income Inequalities, chapter 3, pages 76-103, Palgrave Macmillan.
  • Handle: RePEc:pal:palchp:978-1-137-28330-6_4
    DOI: 10.1057/9781137283306_4
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