Applied Poverty Research

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Richard Goldstein, Stephen M. Sachs
Government Institutes, 1984 - Social Science - 305 pages
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Contents

INTRODUCTION
3
A CRITIQUE FROM RIGHT TO LEFT
14
OPENING UP A QUESTION
29
MEASURING POVERTY
41
INTRODUCTION
43
THE OFFICIAL MEASURE OF POVERTY
49
THE POLITICS OF MEASURING POVERTY AMONG THE ELDERLY
64
A GOOD IDEA GONE TOO FAR?
77
USES OF MICROSIMULATION IN APPLIED POVERTY RESEARCH
175
THE USEFULNESS OF DYNAMIC CONTINUOUS SIMULATION MODELLING
191
ALTERNATIVE POLICY PERSPECTIVES THE SUBJECTS OF POVERTY RESEARCH
209
INTRODUCTION
211
WHO BENEFITS FROM KNOWLEDGE ABOUT THE HEALTH OF UNDOCUMENTED MEXICANS?
217
CHANGING PUBLIC ATTITUDES ABOUT PUBLIC WELFARE CLIENTS AND SERVICES THROUGH RESEARCH
241
CUI BONO
253
A STRATEGY FOR POLICY FORMULATION
260

ESTIMATES 1962 1972 1977
102
ALTERNATIVE RESEARCH PERSPECTIVES RELATING NEEDS TO SOLUTIONS
115
INTRODUCTION
117
A QUALITATIVE PERSPECTIVE ON YOUTH EMPLOYMENT PROGRAMS
123
WHAT PROGRAM RECIPIENTS CAN TELL POLICY PLANNERS
138
THE STRUCTURAL DETERMINANTS OF BLACK EMPLOYMENT
148
LESSONS FROM EUROPE THE NEED FOR COMPARATIVE ANALYSIS
269
CONCLUSION
285
POLITICS ETHICS AND POVERTY RESEARCH
287
INDEX
295
CONTRIBUTORS
301
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