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A new methodology for estimating internationally comparable poverty lines and living wage rates

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  • Anker, Richard,

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Proposes a methodology for measuring national poverty lines.

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  • Anker, Richard,, 2006. "A new methodology for estimating internationally comparable poverty lines and living wage rates," ILO Working Papers 993855513402676, International Labour Organization.
  • Handle: RePEc:ilo:ilowps:993855513402676
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