Quantitative Approaches to Multidimensional Poverty Measurement

Editors: Kakwani, N., Silber, J. (Eds.)

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This book is written in light of the latest developments in the field of multidimensional poverty measurement. It includes clear presentations of more than a dozen different quantitative techniques and provides empirical illustrations based on data sources from developed or developing countries.

About the authors

RAMSES ABUL NAGA University of Lausanne, Lausanne, Switzerland GORDON ANDERSON University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada LOUIS-MARIE ASSELIN Institut de Mathématique C.F. Gauss and CIRPÉE Centre, Laval, Canada ENRICO BOLZANI Swiss Federal Department of Foreign Affairs, Bern, Switzerland GIANNI BETTI University of Siena, Siena, Italy BRUNO CHELI University of Pisa, Siena, Italy SATYA R. CHAKRAVARTY Indian Statistical Institute, Kolkata, India IAN CRAWFORD University of Surrey, Guildford, Surrey, UK; Institute for Fiscal Studies, London, UK JOSEPH DEUTSCH Bar-Ilan University, Ramat-Gan, Israel PAUL DICKES University of Nancy II, Nancy, France JEAN-YVES DUCLOS Department of Economics, Université Laval, Ste-Foy, Canada ADA FERRER-I-CARBONELL University of Amsterdam, Amsterdam, The Netherlands GIOVANNI FERRO LUZZI University of Geneva, Geneva, Switzerland YVES FLÜCKIGER University of Geneva, Geneva, Switzerland ALESSIO FUSCO CEPS/INSTEAD, Luxembourg JAYA KRISHNAKUMAR University of Geneva, Geneva, Switzerland ANDREW LEICESTER Institute for Fiscal Studies, London, UK ACHILLE LEMMI University of Siena, Siena, Italy ANA LUGO MARIA University of Oxford, Oxford, UK ESFANDIAR MAASOUMI Southern Methodist University, Dallas, USA BERNARD VAN PRAAG University of Amsterdam, Amsterdam, The Netherlands XAVI RAMOS Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona, Bellaterra (Barcelona) Spain MARCO ROBLES Inter-American Development Bank, Washington, DC, USA DAVID SAHN Cornell University, Ithaca, NY, USA CARLOS EDUARDO VÉLEZ Inter-American Development Bank, Washington, DC, USA VIJAY VERMA University of Siena, Siena, Italy VU TUAN ANH Vietnam Institute of Economics, Vietnam SYLVAIN WEBER Geneva School of Business Administration (HEG), Geneva, Switzerland; University of Applied Sciences of Western Switzerland (HES SO), Switzerland STEPHEN D YOUNGER, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY, USA

Table of contents (14 chapters)

  • The Information Basis of Multivariate Poverty Assessments

    Maasoumi, Esfandiar (et al.)

    Pages 1-29

  • The Fuzzy Set Approach to Multidimensional Poverty: the Case of Italy in the 1990s

    Betti, Gianni (et al.)

    Pages 30-48

  • The Rasch Model and Multidimensional Poverty Measurement

    Fusco, Alessio (et al.)

    Pages 49-62

  • A Cluster Analysis of Multidimensional Poverty in Switzerland

    Luzzi, Giovanni Ferro (et al.)

    Pages 63-79

  • Multidimensional Poverty and Multiple Correspondence Analysis

    Asselin, Louis-Marie (et al.)

    Pages 80-103

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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Quantitative Approaches to Multidimensional Poverty Measurement
Editors
  • N. Kakwani
  • J. Silber
Copyright
2008
Publisher
Palgrave Macmillan UK
Copyright Holder
Palgrave Macmillan, a division of Macmillan Publishers Limited
eBook ISBN
978-0-230-58235-4
DOI
10.1057/9780230582354
Hardcover ISBN
978-0-230-00489-4
Softcover ISBN
978-1-349-28165-7
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XXIV, 265
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