He said that according to forecasts made by international organizations, Estonia's living standard
will not reach that of Finland for a while.
Microfinance affects positively people's life, increases living standard
such as health, education, food, and other social benefits; and alleviates the poverty.
Some other writers (Sen, 1989; Balcerovick, 2006) have noted that the concept of living standard
has been poorly understood and narrowly defined.
In the 2004 Household Economic Survey, the small sample of older Maori meant that ethnic breakdowns were not viable (Ministry of Social Development 2007) although we know that older Maori have lower living standards
in general than older non-Maori (Cunningham, et al.
43, named "living standard
", of the Constitution adopted in 1991, that the state should be bound to take measures of economic development and social protection, of a nature to ensure a decent living standard
for its citizens.
one that discriminated across the living standard
continuum, from high to low) and (b) a direct (outcome-based) measure.
The only way to keep or raise the living standard
on the back of aging population is to raise productivity.
Jens Ulltveit-Moe, the outgoing president of the Confederation of Norwegian Business and Industry (NHO), has reportedly claimed that the high Norwegian living standard
was not sustainable, and Norwegians would have to expect a cut in sick pay and other benefits in the coming years.
But this procedure goes further: It calculates the net contribution of the insured to the family's living standard
by subtracting the insured's present values of future tax payments and living expenses from his or her present earnings.
Unfortunately for the people with underdeveloped economies, resources that are necessary to raise their living standard
are being consumed by the developed economies.
Editor Gregory Kelly said that, to maintain today's living standard
, "today's dentist must become more knowledgeable and involved regarding his/her own personal finances and investments.
One view is that current saving is adequate if it enables a household to maintain its living standard
at its "sustainable" level (both before and after retirement).