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The Poverty Line

The Poverty Line

  • Author: S Subramanian
  • Publisher: Oxford University Press
  • ISBN: 9780198086086
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This book reviews and critically interprets India's poverty norms, the US Federal Government's poverty thresholds and the World Bank's international poverty lines. It is a short introduction to the analytics and politics underlying the poverty line, a subject shot through with controversy and disputation, not least because the line plays such a crucial role in determining the measured magnitude and trends of a society's poverty.

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