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Sabina Alkire, James Foster, Suman Seth, Maria Emma Santos, José Manuel Roche and Paola Ballon, Multidimensional Poverty Measurement and Analysis, Oxford University Press, 2015, XI-356 p.

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Measuring poverty is of crucial importance for a society. At the macroeconomic level it is a means of assessing one aspect of the population’s economic wellbeing by focusing on its poorest segment; also of comparing findings across countries or periods. At the microeconomic level, the objective is to identify who is poor, which then helps policymakers target the most needy.

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