Stochastic Dominance, Poverty and the Treatment Effect Curve
AbstractThe paper proposes a simple framework for the evaluation of anti-poverty programs based on single means differences, FGT poverty measures and stochastic dominance theory. A Treatment Effect Curve (TEC) is derived and its use illustrated with simulated data.
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Stochastic dominance; Poverty; Treatment effect;
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