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Quantitative approaches to multidimensional poverty measurement

Author: Nanak Kakwani; Jacques G Silber
Publisher: Basingstoke ; New York : Palgrave Macmillan, 2008.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats

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  Read more...


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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Nanak Kakwani; Jacques G Silber
ISBN: 9780230004894 023000489X
OCLC Number: 750572175
Description: XXIV, 265 s. : il. ; 24 cm.
Contents: Foreword; N.Lustig Preface; N.Kakwani Introduction: Quantitative Approaches to Multidimensional Poverty Measurement; N.Kakwani & J.Silber The Information Theory Approach; E.Maasoumi & M.A.Lugo The Fuzzy Approach to Multidimensional Poverty; G.Betti, B.Cheli, A.Lemmi & V.Verma The Rasch Model and Multidimensional Poverty Measurement; A.Fusco & P.Dickes Multidimensional Poverty: Factor and Cluster Analysis; G.F.Luzzi, Y.Fluckiger & S.Weber Multidimensional Poverty and Multiple Correspondence Analysis; L-M.Asselin & V.T.Anh Permanent Income, Poverty Measurement and the MIMIC Model; R.H.Abul Naga & E.Bolzani Multidimensional Measures of Poverty and Well-Being based on Latent Variable Models; J.Krishnakumar The Subjective Approach to Multidimensional Poverty Measurement; B.van Praag & A.Ferrer-i-Carbonell The Econometric Approach to Efficiency Analysis; X.Ramos Efficiency Analysis and the Lower Convex Hull; G.Anderson, I.Crawford & A.Leicester The Axiomatic Approach to Multidimensional Poverty Measurement; S.R.Chakravarty & J.Silber Determining the Parameters of Axiomatically Derived Multidimensional Poverty Indices; C.E.Velez& M.Robles The Order of Acquisition of Durable Goods and the Measurement of Multidimensional Poverty; J.Deutsch & J.Silber Using an Ordinal Approach to Multidimensional Poverty Analysis; J-Y.Duclos, D.Sahn & S.D.Younger
Responsibility: Ed. by Nanak Kakwani, Jacquwes Silber.


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