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dc.contributor.authorSumner, Andrewen_US
dc.date.accessioned2012-09-21T09:19:24Z-
dc.date.available2012-09-21T09:19:24Z-
dc.date.issued2004en_US
dc.identifier.isbn9291906174en_US
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10419/63257-
dc.description.abstractThis paper discusses the measurement of poverty and well-being. A historical overview is given of the last fifty years. This is followed by discussion of three groupings of indicators: those measures based primarily on economic well-being; those based on non-economic well-being and composite indicators. It is argued that the choice of indicator should reflect its purpose and that economic measures are best when quick, rough-and-ready, short run, aggregate inferences are required. In contrast, non-economic measures are better when greater depth on medium- or longer-term trends and/or dis-aggregation are required. – data ; statistics ; poverty ; well-beingen_US
dc.language.isoengen_US
dc.publisher|aUNU-WIDER |cHelsinkien_US
dc.relation.ispartofseries|aResearch Paper, UNU-WIDER, United Nations University (UNU) |x2004/30en_US
dc.subject.jelI30en_US
dc.subject.jelI31en_US
dc.subject.jelI32en_US
dc.subject.ddc330en_US
dc.subject.stwLebensqualitäten_US
dc.subject.stwArmuten_US
dc.subject.stwSozialer Indikatoren_US
dc.titleEconomic well-being and non-economic well-being: A poverty of the meaning and measurement of povertyen_US
dc.typeWorking Paperen_US
dc.identifier.ppn391512617en_US
dc.rightshttp://www.econstor.eu/dspace/Nutzungsbedingungenen_US

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