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Consumption and Income Poverty in the United States  

Bruce D. Meyer and James X. Sullivan

Print publication date:
Nov 2012
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Dec 2012
This article reports estimates of consumption and income poverty in the U.S. from 1960 to 2009. It argues that consumption-based poverty is a better measure of well-being because of the ability of ... More

GDP  

Paul Schreyer

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Jun 2016
Online publication date:
Nov 2016
GDP is first and foremost a measure of economic activity and production, and distinct from a measure of welfare, even when narrowly defined as material well-being. Despite this difference, ... More

Macroeconomic Fluctuations and Poverty  

Philip N. Jefferson and Kunhee Kim

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Nov 2012
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Dec 2012
This article examines the dynamic relationship between macroeconomic performance and measures of poverty in the United States. The article is organized as follows. Section 2 presents insights on the ... More

States, Nonstate Actors, and Economics in Global Health Governance  

Jeremy Youde

The economic landscape for global health politics has shifted dramatically over the past generation as private and nonstate actors become increasingly important sources of development ... More

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