Author:Thomas Pogge
Subject: Poverty and Inequality
" /> Abstract: In 1961, the United States Department of Agriculture published an Economy Food Plan carefully designed “as a nutritionally adequate diet for short-term or emergency use” for poor people. This diet was updated and later re-branded as the Thrifty Food Plan. The lowest cost stated for this minimal diet was $80.40 per person per month in 1999. (...)

keywords: A Consistent Measure of Real Poverty: A Reply to Ravallion
Date Publication: 05/23/2008 (All day)
Type/Issue: One Pager / 54
Language: English