Journals Higher Education



15 June 2012

448 Pages | 54 line-cuts

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

ISBN: 9780199860586

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Counting the Poor

New Thinking About European Poverty Measures and Lessons for the United States

Edited by Douglas J. Besharov and Kenneth A. Couch

International Policy Exchange

  • Compares a broad range of absolute and relative poverty measures as used to set policy in the US and Europe
  • Presents cutting-edge statistical and methodological approaches to measuring poverty and social exclusion
  • Attempts to decouple politics from measurement

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