Basic needs, inflation, and the poor of Egypt, 1970-1980

Title

Basic needs, inflation, and the poor of Egypt, 1970-1980

Files

Department

Cairo Papers in Social Science

Program

Cairo Papers in Social Science

Description

The aim of the study is to see how the poor have fared over the 1970's: to evaluate whether their welfare improved or worsened. The cost of the private consumption goods will be estimated over the period of 1970-1982 using detailed information on the cost of food, clothing, and shelter for both urban and rural areas.

Publication Date

Summer 1984

Publisher

American University in Cairo Press

City

Cairo

Keywords

basic needs, inflation, poverty, Egypt

Series

Cairo Papers in Social Science 7(2)

Basic needs, inflation, and the poor of Egypt, 1970-1980

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