There is no shortage of incentives to study and reduce poverty in our societies. Poverty is studied in economics and political sciences, and population surveys are an important source of information about it. The design and analysis of such surveys is principally a statistical subject matter and the computer is essential for their data compilation

chapter 1|36 pages

Poverty Rate

chapter 2|16 pages

Statistical Background

chapter 3|44 pages

Poverty Indices

chapter 4|38 pages

Mixtures of Distributions

chapter 5|40 pages


chapter 6|40 pages


chapter 7|36 pages

Multivariate Mixtures

chapter 8|34 pages

Social Transfers

chapter 9|42 pages

Causes and Effects. Education and Income