Who is Poor? What is Poverty?. Who is Poor? What is Poverty?. Why do we care about Poverty, Inequality, and Discrimination?. Who is Poor? What is Poverty?. How do you define poverty?. 3. Who is Poor? What is Poverty?. Consider following situations:
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How do you define poverty?
Consider following situations:
National Academy of Sciences Report (1995)
Why haven’t these recommendations been implemented?
How do Poverty Rates differ using alternative measures?
Relative Poverty Measures
The Dynamics of Poverty
What else is difficult about measuring persistence of poverty?
Recidivism (Ann Huff Stevens) –
1/4 of those who leave poverty in a year will be under poverty line in the next.
Of those who have been out of poverty 2 years, 1/6 will slip back in poverty the next.
So almost 40% of those leaving poverty will be back under poverty line within 2 yrs. Are they “long-term”?
Other Difficulties in understanding and measuring dynamics of poverty?