Torben M. Andersen appointed chairman of new poverty line expert committee.

Torben M. Andersen has been appointed chairman of a new expert committee on poverty line set up by Minister of Social Affairs and Integration Karen Hækkerup.

2012.05.15 | Birgitte Højklint Nielsen

Torben M. Andersen, Department of Economics and Business, AU, has been appointed chairman of a new expert committee on poverty line set up by Minister of Social Affairs and Integration Karen Hækkerup. The members of the committee are to investigate from which criteria it is relevant to assess poverty in Denmark, and they must focus on poverty traps and which factors that bring people into poverty. The Committee is expected to finish its work by spring 2013. Read the press release (in Danish).

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