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Contribution to Book
Economic Insufficiency
Encyclopedia of World Poverty (2006)
  • Cynthia K. Sanders, Boise State University
Abstract
For an individual or a household, economic sufficiency means maintaining a decent standard of living and not having to choose between basic necessities such as medical care and food. An economically self-sufficient household is able to meet basic needs without relying on the help of government transfers or private assistance.
Disciplines
Publication Date
2006
Editor
Mehmet Odekon
Publisher
SAGE Reference
ISBN
9781412939607
Citation Information
Cynthia K. Sanders. "Economic Insufficiency" Thousand Oaks, CAEncyclopedia of World Poverty Vol. 1 (2006) p. 290 - 291
Available at: http://works.bepress.com/cynthia_sanders/20/