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Poverty in the European Union: The crisis and its aftermath

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The  economic  crisis  has  exacerbated  social  burdens  such  as  poverty  and  inequality, which  were  already  major  issues  before  the  crisis.  Due  to  the  multifaceted  nature  of poverty, the European Union uses a multidimensional indicator – the ‘at risk of poverty or  social  exclusion’ rate – based  on  three  different  dimensions:  monetary  poverty, severe material deprivation, or ‘very low work intensity’. Lees verder Poverty in the European Union: The crisis and its aftermath