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Published: 05 July 2012

448 Pages | 54 line-cuts


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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