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Intertemporal poverty measurement: tradeoffs and policy options

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This paper makes three contributions to the literature on intertemporal poverty measurement, in particular the aggregation of a measure of wellbeing over time and across people. Firstly we conduct an exhaustive analysis of properties of intertemporal poverty measures, identifying relationships between the functional form and properties of ITPMs and identifying the tradeoffs and compatibilities that exist between the properties. We link this to the normative choices a poverty analyst must make...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
SSD
Department:
International Development
Research group:
Young Lives study of international poverty
Oxford college:
St Antony's College
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
SSD
Department:
Economics
Oxford college:
Balliol College
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Porter, C
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ESRC research training studentship
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Quinn, N
Grant:
ESRC research training studentship
Series:
CSAE working paper series
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http://www.csae.ox.ac.uk/workingpapers/main-wps.html
Publication date:
2008-01-01
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English
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2009-01-23

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