Between the Lines: A History of the Most Important Concept in Global Poverty

Between the Lines: A History of the Most Important Concept in Global Poverty

An excellent piece on the «poverty line». The many ways in which it is flawed, the perverse incentives it creates, and nonetheless: How it has changed and powered the fight against poverty worldwide. (Also, I had no idea how recent the concept is.)


From Weekly Filet #460, in October 2023.

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