“Man Does Not Live By Bread Alone:” Measuring Poverty in Israel with an International Perspective
Author: Menachem Monnickendam, Yosef Katan
December 04, 2003
Most developed countries in the world, including Israel, measure poverty rates and make public the rate and characteristics of the poor population in their country.
The measurement methods themselves are of great importance in determining the level and rates of poverty and thus have a profound impact on the economic and social policy in a country.
This paper is in Hebrew only.