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A Fuzzy Approach To The Measurement Of Poverty

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Well-known indices for the measurement of poverty traditionally refer to income (or to other economic variables, such as consumption) and to the conventional definition of a poverty line (see, e.g., Sen 1976; Carbonaro 1982; Foster 1984; Atkinson 1987; Hagenaars 1987; Pyatt 1987; Dagum et al. 1988; Cerioli 1989).

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  • Membership Function
  • Poverty Line
  • Fuzzy Subset
  • Relative Deprivation
  • Poverty Measure

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Cerioli, A., Zani, S. (1990). A Fuzzy Approach To The Measurement Of Poverty. In: Dagum, C., Zenga, M. (eds) Income and Wealth Distribution, Inequality and Poverty. Studies in Contemporary Economics. Springer, Berlin, Heidelberg. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-642-84250-4_18

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