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Counting the poor, new thinking about European poverty measures and lessons for the United States, edited by Douglas J. Besharov, Kenneth A. Couch - hardcover : alk. paper

Table Of Contents
The OECD approach to measuring income distribution and poverty / Michael F. Förster and Marco Mira d'Ercole -- Income indicators for the EU's social inclusion strategy / Isabelle Maquet and David Stanton - Deconstructing European poverty measures / Richard V. Burkhauser -- Accounting for the distributional effects of noncash public benefits / Holly Sutherland and Panos Tsakloglou -- Accounting for imputed and capital income flows / Joachim R. Frick and Markus M. Grabka -- Accounting for employee benefits / Neil Gilbert -- Impressionistic realism : a European focus on US poverty measurement / David S. Johnson -- Minimum-income benefits in OECD countries / Herwig Immervoll -- Social assistance schemes in developing countries / Margaret Grosh, Carlo del Ninno, and Emil Tesliuc -- Europe's other poverty measures : absolute thresholds underlying social assistance / Richard Bavier -- Asset-based measurement of poverty / Andrea Brandolini, Silvia Magri, and Timothy M. Smeeding -- Consumption-based measures in developing nations : lessons from Brazil / Peter Lanjouw -- Alternatives to income-based measures of poverty / Kenneth A. Couch -- Developing and learning from EU measures of social inclusion / Eric Marlier ... [et al.] -- Using nonmonetary deprivation indicators to analyze European poverty and social exclusion / Brian Nolan and Christoper T. Whelan -- Poverty redefined as low consumption and low wealth, not just low income : psychological consequences in Australia and Germany / Bruce Headey, Peter Krause, and Gert G. Wagner -- Anomalies in European measures of poverty and social exclusion / Neil Gilbert -- New comparative measures of income, material deprivation, and well-being / Timothy M. Smeeding
Literary Form
non fiction
Physical Description
xii, 434 p. :, ill. ;, 24 cm

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