Chapman and Hall/CRC
There is no shortage of incentives to study and reduce poverty in our societies. Poverty is studied in economics and political sciences, and population surveys are an important source of information about it. The design and analysis of such surveys is principally a statistical subject matter and the computer is essential for their data compilation
Poverty Rate. Statistical Background. Poverty Indices. Mixtures of Distributions. Regions. Transitions. Multivariate Mixtures. Social Transfers. Causes and Effects. Education and Income. Epilogue. Bibliography. Subject Index. Index of User-Defined R Functions.