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SPII Dissemination Seminar on the Decent Living Level

What constitutes a decent standard of living for people in South Africa? Despite the recognition of the destructive reality of poverty for many millions of people living in South Africa, there is still a lack of national consensus in South Africa on what is meant by the inverse of ‘poverty’, namely ‘sufficiency’. This has particular resonance in an upper middle- income country such as South Africa. The aim of this ongoing project is to derive an understanding of what constitutes a broadly acceptable living level that should be used to reflect a basic living level.

SPII talk | Studies in Poverty and Inequality Institute| Vol. 18: 2nd Quarter July 2014

The Studies in Poverty and Inequality Institute (SPII) is an independent not-for-profit research think tank which focuses on generating new knowledge, information and analysis in the field of poverty and inequality studies. Read the latest quarterly edition of their research here.