Journals Higher Education



15 June 2012

448 Pages | 54 line-cuts

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

ISBN: 9780199860586

Also Available As:


Also Available In:

Bookseller Code (06)

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 Series

  • 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

Also of Interest