Economic Downturn and the Improvement of Monetary Poverty and Social Exclusion Statistics System
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Edmunds Vaskis
Central Statistical Bureau of Latvia
Zaiga Priede
Central Statistical Bureau of Latvia
Published 2011-12-20
https://doi.org/10.15388/LJS.2011.13937
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Keywords

economic crisis
social statistics
monetary poverty measures

How to Cite

Vaskis E. and Priede Z. (2011) “Economic Downturn and the Improvement of Monetary Poverty and Social Exclusion Statistics System”, Lithuanian Journal of Statistics, 50(1), pp. 96-103. doi: 10.15388/LJS.2011.13937.

Abstract

The economic crisis has also challenged statistics. This article deals with the consequences of the economiccrisis for social statistics, and particularly monetary poverty indicators, which in this situation have shown certain signs ofweakness. The authors will discuss possible alternatives for the calculation of these indicators, as well as present theexperience of Statistics Latvia when reacting to the challenges raised by the economic crisis in the field of social statistics.

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