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New directions in the analysis of inequality and poverty

Jenkins, Stephen and Micklewright, John (2007) New directions in the analysis of inequality and poverty , Southampton, GB University of Southampton 39pp. (S3RI Applications & Policy Working Papers, A07/03).

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Abstract

Over the last four decades, academic and wider public interest in inequality and poverty has grown substantially. In this paper we address the question: what have been the major new directions in the analysis of inequality and poverty over the last thirty to forty years? We draw attention to developments under seven headings: changes in the extent of inequality and poverty, changes in the policy environment, increased scrutiny of the concepts of ‘poverty’ and inequality’ and the rise of multidimensional approaches, the use of longitudinal perspectives, an increase in availability of and access to data, developments in analytical methods of measurement, and developments in modelling.

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Published date: 11 June 2007

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Local EPrints ID: 46340
URI: http://eprints.soton.ac.uk/id/eprint/46340
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Date deposited: 19 Jun 2007
Last modified: 17 Jul 2017 15:08

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Author: Stephen Jenkins
Author: John Micklewright

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