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Raise the Floor

Lane Kenworthy

in Progress for the Poor

Published in print August 2011 | ISBN: 9780199591527
Published online January 2012 | e-ISBN: 9780191731389 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199591527.003.0001
Raise the Floor

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One of the principal goals of antipoverty efforts should be to improve the absolute living standards of the least well-off. This book aims to enhance our understanding of how to do that.

Keywords: poverty; living standards; well-being; relative poverty; absolute poverty; low-end incomes; progress

Chapter.  1227 words. 

Subjects: Political Economy

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