The Levy Institute measure of time and consumption poverty for Turkey

20 Feb 2014 - 32 pages


The Levy Institute Measure of Time and Consumption Poverty (LIMTCP) is a two-dimensional measure that takes into account both the necessary consumption expenditures and the household production time needed to achieve a minimum standard of living.


According to the report’s estimates for 2006, the LIMTCP poverty rate of individuals was 10 percentage points higher than the official rate (30 percent) in Turkey.









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