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Una aproximación antropométrica a la medición de la pobreza crónica: réplica y notas sobre pobreza multidimensional
[An anthropometric approach to the measurement of chronic poverty: reply and notes on multidimensional poverty]

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  • Lopez-Pablos, Rodrigo

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This essay represents a reply to the commented work “Una aproximación antropométrica a la medición de la pobreza crónica”, and embracing further notes on the adaptability of the proposed integral index ablest to be implemented with others anthropometric measurement criteria in the child poverty measurement. The benefits of the illustrated bidimensional FGT against the usual multidimensional indexes adopted to appraise additional dimensions beyond income are also presented.

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  • Lopez-Pablos, Rodrigo, 2009. "Una aproximación antropométrica a la medición de la pobreza crónica: réplica y notas sobre pobreza multidimensional
    [An anthropometric approach to the measurement of chronic poverty: reply and note
    ," MPRA Paper 20892, University Library of Munich, Germany.
  • Handle: RePEc:pra:mprapa:20892
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    1. Alkire, Sabina & Foster, James, 2011. "Counting and multidimensional poverty measurement," Journal of Public Economics, Elsevier, vol. 95(7), pages 476-487.
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    Keywords

    integral child poverty index; malnutrition profoundness; missing dimension;

    JEL classification:

    • D63 - Microeconomics - - Welfare Economics - - - Equity, Justice, Inequality, and Other Normative Criteria and Measurement
    • I12 - Health, Education, and Welfare - - Health - - - Health Behavior
    • I32 - Health, Education, and Welfare - - Welfare, Well-Being, and Poverty - - - Measurement and Analysis of Poverty

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