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Okun`s and Barro`s Misery Index as an alternative poverty assessment tool. Recent estimations for European countries.

Ewa, Lechman (2009): Okun`s and Barro`s Misery Index as an alternative poverty assessment tool. Recent estimations for European countries. Published in: Growth and innovation - selected issues. Monograph. (2009)

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Abstract

The paper discusses an alternative measure for poverty assessment - the Misery Index. An author develops an extended version of the index. The calculations are run for European countries, based on Eurostat datas.

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