Relative Social Status and Conflicting Measures of Poverty - A Behavioral Analytical Model
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- Sugata Marjit & Arijit Mukherjee & Koushik Kumar Hati, 2015. "Relative Social Status and Conflicting Measures of Poverty: A Behavioural Analytical Model," Discussion Papers 2015-02, University of Nottingham, GEP.
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- Sugata Marjit & Lei Yang, 2015. "Accumulation with Malnutrition - The Role of Status Seeking Behavior," Discussion Papers Series 544, School of Economics, University of Queensland, Australia.
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KeywordsStatus; Consumption pattern; Inequality; Poverty;
- C13 - Mathematical and Quantitative Methods - - Econometric and Statistical Methods and Methodology: General - - - Estimation: General
- D01 - Microeconomics - - General - - - Microeconomic Behavior: Underlying Principles
- D12 - Microeconomics - - Household Behavior - - - Consumer Economics: Empirical Analysis
- O40 - Economic Development, Innovation, Technological Change, and Growth - - Economic Growth and Aggregate Productivity - - - General
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- NEP-ALL-2015-05-02 (All new papers)
- NEP-CBE-2015-05-02 (Cognitive & Behavioural Economics)
- NEP-UPT-2015-05-02 (Utility Models & Prospect Theory)
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