By Dr. David Thomas Johnson (auth.)
Poverty, inequality and social welfare are outlined during this e-book. earlier poverty experiences are surveyed and a brand new index of poverty is constructed in keeping with daily meanings, and stressing the person and relative nature of poverty. prior definitions of inequality and welfare are defined and the relatives among them and poverty are explored. New estimates of poverty are made for Australia. Conclusions are derived from comparisons among measured degrees of poverty over the years and throughout relations forms. past Australian experiences of inequality and welfare are surveyed and new estimates are made for Australia for fresh years.
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Extra resources for Poverty, Inequality and Social Welfare in Australia
Consequently it has not been easy to either relate the studies to one another or to form an overall impression. Economists have been mainly interested in poverty at a macro or economy wide perspective and much of the research has revolved around the development of appropriate mathematical specifications for measures of poverty and the application of these measures to large data bases drawn from national surveys. These statistical measures have been based largely on income and, while narrowly defined, are tractable.
A major drawback of these studies is that while the observations have been broad and encompassing for the target group under study, the tools and methods have been generally subjective. Consequently it has not been easy to either relate the studies to one another or to form an overall impression. Economists have been mainly interested in poverty at a macro or economy wide perspective and much of the research has revolved around the development of appropriate mathematical specifications for measures of poverty and the application of these measures to large data bases drawn from national surveys.
The poverty line for income unit i is designated zi, so Q is the set defmed by yi less than zi where yi is·the income of income unit i. Poverty lines for different family types The poverty index for the population as a whole is the weighted sum of the poverty index for groups or family types within the population. Suppose there are G groups and a typical group is g. 2) where PHg is the poverty index for group g. Poverty lines for different groups are related by equivalence scales. Typically a poverty line is established for a reference or benchmark family or income unit and then the minimum income regarded as delivering the same standard of living for other types of family or income unit is constructed.