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Unformatted text preview: GDP would increase 1/3 to if it was included-Implications for estimat es of inequ ality in well-b eing/access to resources o Exa mple: 2 worker vs. 1 worker family (holding nu mb er of adults and children in th e family constant) Revised poverty m e a sure would exclude child care costs and work exp ens es (ex: co m m uting costs) from inco m e 2 worker families are less likely to b e classified as b eing poor und er current poverty d efinition, but und er revised version, th ey would b e more likely Gen erally less m e a sured inequ ality using a broad er d efinition of inco m e...
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- Spring '09