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    Placing the Poverty Line

    Sep 15, 11 • 197 Views • Economic Debates, Government, Households, Labor, Macroeconomic Measurement, Thinking EconomicallyNo Comments

    Any family that earns less than 3 times the annual cost of a nutritionally adequate diet is below the poverty line. But should we agree with the placement of the line? If we say that poverty is “relative deprivation, ” then a definition could take