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Employment : a proposal for internationally comparable indicators

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OPHI working paper no. 02
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Employment is the main source of income for most families in the world. While it is certainly not a new dimension of well-being, it is sometimes forgotten in human development studies and poverty reduction policies or, at least, not considered in the depth it deserves. This paper proposes seven indicators of employment to be added to multi-purpose household surveys that, we argue, are crucial to a comprehensive understanding of causes and implications of poverty around the world. Tradition...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Research group:
Oxford Poverty and Human Development Initiative (OPHI)
Department:
SSD, Queen Elizabeth House, Department of International Development
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Publisher:
Oxford Poverty & Human Development Initiative (OPHI) Publisher's website
Volume:
003
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OPHI Working Papers
Publication date:
2007-01-01
URN:
uuid:800c5400-8092-4e0b-a680-335422e5b38b
Local pid:
oai:economics.ouls.ox.ac.uk:12785

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