Poverty in Fiji: Changes 2002-03 to 2008-09 and policy implications

Narsey, Wadan Lal (2012) Poverty in Fiji: Changes 2002-03 to 2008-09 and policy implications. Report. UNSPECIFIED, Suva, Fiji.

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Abstract

This publication is somewhat different from the previous poverty report on Fiji (Narsey 2008) using the 2002-03 Household Income and Expenditure data. Narsey (2008) was the first substantial analysis of poverty in Fiji since the 1997 Fiji Poverty Report by the UNDP and Fiji Government, and therefore necessarily had to cover the methodology and findings of that study as well as conduct the new analysis. Narsey (2008) updated the 1997 Food Poverty Line (FPL) basket by putting it on a sounder footing, both nutritionally and in relation to actual patterns of food consumption in Fiji. It also based the Non-Food Poverty Line (NFPL) on the actual patterns of expenditure in 2002-03.

Item ID: 23801
Item Type: Report (Report)
ISBN: 978-982-510-024-9
Funders: AusAID
Date Deposited: 18 Dec 2012 05:01
FoR Codes: 14 ECONOMICS > 1402 Applied Economics > 140299 Applied Economics not elsewhere classified @ 50%
16 STUDIES IN HUMAN SOCIETY > 1605 Policy and Administration > 160505 Economic Development Policy @ 50%
SEO Codes: 91 ECONOMIC FRAMEWORK > 9101 Macroeconomics > 910105 Fiscal Policy @ 50%
91 ECONOMIC FRAMEWORK > 9101 Macroeconomics > 910199 Macroeconomics not elsewhere classified @ 50%
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