Poverty-Reducing and Welfare-Improving Marginal Public Price and Price Cap Reforms
AbstractThis paper extends familiar results on the optimal pricing of publicly provided goods and price cap regulations in a stochastic dominance framework. The key advantage is that the assessment as to whether pricing or price cap reforms are poverty reducing or welfare improving is not contingent on any given social welfare function. Rather, robust assessments of the impact of reforms can be made for wide classes of ethical judgments. Copyright 2007 Blackwell Publishing, Inc..
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Volume (Year): 9 (2007)
Issue (Month): 4 (08)
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- Paul Makdissi & Quentin Wodon, 2001. "Poverty-Reducing and Welfare-Improving Marginal Public Price and Price Cap Reforms," Cahiers de recherche 04-04, Departement d'Economique de la Faculte d'administration à l'Universite de Sherbrooke, revised 2004.
- I31 - Health, Education, and Welfare - - Welfare and Poverty - - - General Welfare
- I32 - Health, Education, and Welfare - - Welfare and Poverty - - - Measurement and Analysis of Poverty
- L43 - Industrial Organization - - Antitrust Issues and Policies - - - Legal Monopolies and Regulation or Deregulation
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- Paul Makdissi & Stéphane Mussard, 2006.
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- Stéphane Mussard & Patrick Richard, 2008. "Linking Yitzhaki’s and Dagum’s Gini Decompositions," Cahiers de recherche 08-21, Departement d'Economique de la Faculte d'administration à l'Universite de Sherbrooke.
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