Robert M. La Follette School of Public Affairs

Asset-Based Measurement of Poverty

This paper investigates measures of poverty that rely on indicators of household net worth. The authors review and assess two main approaches: income-net worth measures and asset-poverty. They provide fresh cross-national evidence based on data from the Luxembourg Wealth Study.

Additional Info

  • Volume or issue no.: La Follette School Working Paper No. 2010-004
  • Author(s): Andrea Brandolini, Silvia Magri, and Timothy M. Smeeding