HYMAN KAPLAN AND THE G*L*O*B*A*L P*O*V*E*R*T*Y L*I*N*E

Sreenivasan Subramanian
2016 Think  
There is a surprising amount of philosophy (in terms of both values and logic) underlying the way we choose to measure poverty, including in the matter of the seemingly uncomplicated task of specifying an income poverty line. The present essay examines some of these issues of fact, value, and reasoning as they apply to the enterprise of assessing magnitudes of, and trends in, global money-metric poverty.
doi:10.1017/s1477175616000087 fatcat:imq3qtfrx5cgninalixtz5blj4