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The Measurement of Poverty: An Experimental Questionnaire Investigation (published in Economic Letters, vol.22 (1997), pp.571-588)

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  • Yoram Amiel
  • Frank A Cowell

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We re-examine some of the standard axioms used in the literature on Poverty Measurement. Using a sample of 486 students from Australia, Israel and the USA we investigate the extent to which perceptions of poverty correspond to the axioms.

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  • Yoram Amiel & Frank A Cowell, 1994. "The Measurement of Poverty: An Experimental Questionnaire Investigation (published in Economic Letters, vol.22 (1997), pp.571-588)," STICERD - Distributional Analysis Research Programme Papers 05, Suntory and Toyota International Centres for Economics and Related Disciplines, LSE.
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