UNICEF Social Inclusion, Policy and Budgeting

Principles and Practicalities in Measuring Child Poverty for the Rich Countries

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AUTHOR Miles Corak
ORGANIZATION Innocenti Research Centre and Institute for the Study of Labour
TYPE Working Paper
DATE 2005
TOPIC Child poverty and disparities
LANGUAGE English
ABSTRACT

This paper aims to discuss the major issues involved in defining and measuring child poverty. The paper offers a number of suggestions for setting credible targets for the elimination of child poverty in rich countries. Children must be a priority for social resources in a particular set of child poverty reduction targets.


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