ebooks and download videos Search All  Title  Author 
Home / Nonfiction / Science

The Perception of Poverty

| £57.79 | €66.30 | Ca$100.15 | Au$100.01
by A. J. M. Hagenaars
What is this?DRM-PDF | by download   add to wish list
The Perception of Poverty by A. J. M. Hagenaars

An attempt to define, measure and explain poverty is presented in this volume by means of a newly developed theoretical model. A combination of theory and empirical application is achieved by using the theoretical model on a sizeable data set derived from an extensive survey conducted in eight European countries. The nature of poverty is thereby empirically defined (and not a priori) as being the income level at which households feel that their income is just between sufficient and insufficient.

An aggregate poverty index, associated with this poverty line definition, is calculated for each country and for subgroups within each country.

Conclusions for social policy are drawn, describing which groups are at especially high risk of entering poverty, and who therefore need more specific policies. It is also discussed to what extent economic growth will eliminate poverty and which alternative measures are available.

To view this DRM protected ebook on your desktop or laptop you will need to have Adobe Digital Editions installed. It is a free software. We also strongly recommend that you sign up for an AdobeID at the Adobe website. For more details please see FAQ 1&2. To view this ebook on an iPhone, iPad or Android mobile device you will need the Adobe Digital Editions app, or BlueFire Reader or Txtr app. These are free, too. For more details see this article.

SHARE  Share by Email  Share on Facebook  Share on Twitter  Share on Linked In  Share on Delicious
or call in the US toll free 1-888-866-9150 product ID: 655804

Ebook Details
Pages: 313
Size: 13.9 MB
Publisher: North Holland
Date published:   2014
ISBN: 9781483296357 (DRM-PDF)

DRM Settings
Read Aloud:  not allowed

This product is listed in the following category:

Nonfiction > Science

If you find anything wrong with this product listing, perhaps the description is wrong, the author is incorrect, or it is listed in the wrong category, then please contact us. We will promptly address your feedback.

Submit 5 page SummaryWhat is this?

© 2017