Contribution to Book
Economic InsufficiencyEncyclopedia of World Poverty (2006)
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.
Citation InformationCynthia K. Sanders. "Economic Insufficiency" Thousand Oaks, CAEncyclopedia of World Poverty Vol. 1 (2006) p. 290 - 291
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