Statistical estimation of poverty in Albania

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Show simple item record Xhafaj, Evgjeni Nurja, Ines Xhafaj, Alban 2013-12-19T14:00:28Z 2015-11-19T12:50:21Z 2013-12-19T14:00:28Z 2015-11-19T12:50:21Z 2013-12-19
dc.description.abstract Poverty is a now days case in the developing country, especially in Albania. It is important to define which is the criteria that distinguish poor from non poor and usually is necessary a description of the poverty phenomenon with the help of some indexes. This study analyses incidence, poverty gap index, square poverty gap in base of the urban stratum in the Republic of Albania, in 2008. The data are from Living Standards Measurement Study (LSMS) 2008 and the methods used in this study includes analytical methods and poverty indexes. From the results we observe that all the poverty indexes calculated are major in the mountain urban stratum. Also, the poverty indexes calculated are minor in Tirana urban stratum. en_US
dc.language.iso en en_US
dc.relation.ispartofseries paper_10;
dc.subject poverty line en_US
dc.subject poverty indices en_US
dc.subject study of poverty en_US
dc.subject stratum en_US
dc.title Statistical estimation of poverty in Albania en_US
dc.type Book chapter en_US

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    2nd International Symposium on Computing in Informatics and Mathematics

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