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Multidimensional Measurement of Poverty - Albania Case

Ruzhdie Bici, Prof. Dr. Ahmet Mancellari


It exist different definition and different methods for poverty measure. In this paper are analyze different monetary and non-monetary factors influencing the poverty level. In non-monetary terms are included factors related with living condition, possessing assets and having basic needs, social participation and other factors related with environment where the people live. These factors are important to the long term assessment poverty. The analyze is based on data from the Living Standard Measurement Survey and using structural equations model.


Poverty, multidimensional, SEM, deprivation

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