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October 2002 Vol. 3, no. 10

Family spending power
Jamie Carson

Is income a good measure of economic well-being? The fortunes of families differ according to their size and the demands on their income. To get a better picture of spending power and to compare families of different types, it is necessary to look at income pooling and economies of scale. This is done with an equivalence scale.

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