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Patterns of poverty across Europe : Studies in Poverty, Inequality and Social Exclusion Series - Richard Berthoud

Patterns of poverty across Europe

Studies in Poverty, Inequality and Social Exclusion Series

Paperback Published: 31st March 2004
ISBN: 9781861345745
Number Of Pages: 60

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Using new EU-wide data, this report shows very different patterns of poverty across Europe, depending on the benchmark used. The findings have important implications for the spatial distribution of poverty within and between countries (including the UK) and for the development of anti-poverty policy across the EU.

List of tables and figures
Acknowledgements
Geography, inequality and poverty : an EU perspectivep. 1
Data from the European Community Household Panel surveyp. 7
Income variations between (and within) countriesp. 11
National relative povertyp. 14
Income variations between (and within) regionsp. 17
Regional relative povertyp. 23
Calibrating poverty lines according to social normsp. 26
Calibrating poverty lines in terms of the risk of financial hardshipp. 30
Where are Europe's poor?p. 35
Referencesp. 40
App. A. : Glossary of technical terms and abbreviationsp. 43
Comparing 'annual' with 'current' incomep. 45
Grouping regionsp. 47
Selected income statistics by country and be regionp. 50
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ISBN: 9781861345745
ISBN-10: 1861345747
Series: Studies in Poverty, Inequality and Social Exclusion Series
Audience: Professional
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 60
Published: 31st March 2004
Publisher: Policy Press
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 29.7 x 21.0  x 0.64
Weight (kg): 0.25