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ERIC Number: EJ158294
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Publication Date: 1977
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The Time-Poor: A New Look at Poverty
Vickery, Clair
Journal of Human Resources, 12, 1, 27-48, Win 77
Argues that to base the benefit schedule of an income-support program on an index that defines poverty in terms of money income alone is to create gross inequities across households that vary in their number of adult hours. Provides a two-dimensional poverty definition and shows how this standard can be used to define voluntary versus involuntary poverty. (WL)
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Identifiers - Location: United States