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Title

Measuring food insecurity: the frequency and severity of "coping strategies"

Author

Maxwell, Daniel G.

Description

This paper reviews the conceptual and methodological literature on food insecurity measurement, describes a particular method for distinguishing and measuring short-term food insecurity at the household level, and discusses ways of generalizing the method.

File No

IFPRI-FCND-DP8

Agency

International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI)

Date

December, 1995

Subject(s)

Food security

Pages

31