New approaches to measuring poverty

01 Apr 2012

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Crisis, Poverty and Time Management conference was held at Ankara University’s Cebeci Campus on the last week of March.

New Horizons - The impact of economic crises on income distribution and poverty, as well as measuring poverty were among the topics discussed at the conference.

While the conference touched upon new approaches to measuring poverty, poverty in terms of income and time were also debated.

Experts, conducting research on the topic and working on policies and strategies to combat poverty, participated in the conference.

The conference was jointly organized by Ankara University Faculty of Political Sciences Department of Economics, Women’s Studies Center (KASAUM), Central Bank of the Republic of Turkey, Union of Ankara University Faculty of Political Sciences graduates (Mülkiyeliler Birliği), UNDP Turkey and Levy Institute of New York.