Quantitative Approaches To Multidimensional Poverty Measurement

Hardcover | March 15, 2008

EditorNanak Kakwani

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This is a unique book on the most important quantitative approaches to multidimensional poverty measurement, gathering in one place the various techniques of measurement, as well as offering both a simple introduction to the non-specialist reader of each quantitative approach and an illustration based on empirical applications to various countries.

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This is a unique book on the most important quantitative approaches to multidimensional poverty measurement, gathering in one place the various techniques of measurement, as well as offering both a simple introduction to the non-specialist reader of each quantitative approach and an illustration based on empirical applications to vario...

NANAK KAKWANI is Director of the International Poverty Centre, Brazil.JACQUES SILBER is a Professor in the Department of Economics at Bar-Ilan University, Israel.

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Format:HardcoverDimensions:312 pages, 8.95 × 6.27 × 0.86 inPublished:March 15, 2008Publisher:Palgrave MacmillanLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:023000489X

ISBN - 13:9780230004894

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The Information Theory Approach--E.Maasoumi * The Fuzzy Approach to Multidimensional Poverty--G.Betti, B.Cheli, A.Lemmi & V.Verma * Permanent Income and Poverty Measurement--R.H.Abul Naga & E.Bolzani * Factor Analysis for Ordinal Categorical Data and the Measurement of Multidimensional Poverty--G.Kamanou * Multidimensional Poverty and Cluster Analysis--Y.Flückiger, S.Weber & G.F.Luzzi * Multidimensional Poverty and Multiple Correspondence Analysis--L-M.Asselin & V.T.Anh * Incorporating Latent Variables in an Econometric Framework--J.Krishnakumar * The Subjective Approach to Multidimensional Poverty Measurement--B.van Praag & A.Ferrer-i-Carbonell * Efficiency Analysis - The Econometric Approach--X.Ramos * Efficiency Analysis and the Lower Convex Hull Approach--G.Anderson, I.Crawford & A.Leicester * The Axiomatic Approach to Multidimensional Poverty Measurement--S.Chakravarty * The Order of Acquisition of Assets and the Derivation of Multidimensional Poverty Measures--J.Deutsch & J.Silber * Using an Ordinal Approach to Multidimensional Poverty Analysis--J-Y.Duclos * Implementing Multidimensional Poverty Analysis when Assessing the Pro-Poorness of Government Programmes--N.Kakwani & H.H.Son