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Poverty, inequality and social welfare in Australia

Author: David Thomas Johnson
Publisher: Heidelberg : Physica-Verlag, 1996.
Series: Contributions to economics.
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Poverty, inequality and social welfare are defined in this book. Previous poverty studies are surveyed and a new index of poverty is developed based on everyday meanings, and stressing the individual and relative nature of poverty. Previous definitions of inequality and welfare are described and the relations between them and poverty are explored. New estimates of poverty are made for Australia. Conclusions are  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Johnson, David Thomas.
Poverty, inequality and social welfare in Australia.
Heidelberg : Physica-Verlag, 1996
(OCoLC)35791276
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: David Thomas Johnson
ISBN: 9783662127292 3662127296
OCLC Number: 654547936
Description: 1 online resource (xi, 185 pages) : illustrations.
Contents: Concepts and Measurement Issues: Introduction and Outline --
Units of Analysis --
Poverty: Approaches to the Measurement of Poverty --
Development of Indexes of Poverty --
A Survey of Australian Studies of Poverty --
New Estimates of Poverty in Australia --
Inequality and Social Welfare: Indexes of Inequality --
Measures of Welfare --
New Estimates of Inequality and Social Welfare in Australia --
Concluding Comments: Summary, Problems and Further Work --
Appendices.
Series Title: Contributions to economics.
Responsibility: David Thomas Johnson.

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