Multidimensional and Fuzzy Poverty in Switzerland

  • David Miceli
Part of the Economic Studies in Inequality, Social Exclusion and Well-Being book series (EIAP, volume 3)


Membership Function Living Condition Poverty Line Disposable Income Consumption Expenditure 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • David Miceli
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  1. 1.Département des FinancesOrganisation et systèmes d’informationSwitzerland

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