Measuring Poverty with Uncertainty Poverty Threshold

Authors

  • Nanak Kakwani

Abstract

The main objective of this paper is to develop a methodology to measure poverty which takes account of uncertainty involved in the specification of poverty line. This methodology is applied to analyze poverty in India covering periods 1977-1978, 1983, 1986-1987, and 1988-1989.

Published

1996-12-12

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