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Minimum Distribution-Sensitivity, Poverty Aversion, and Poverty Orderings

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    Article provided by Elsevier in its journal Journal of Economic Theory.

    Volume (Year): 95 (2000)
    Issue (Month): 1 (November)
    Pages: 116-137

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    Handle: RePEc:eee:jetheo:v:95:y:2000:i:1:p:116-137

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    2. Buhong Zheng, 2011. "Consistent comparison of pro-poor growth," Social Choice and Welfare, Springer, vol. 37(1), pages 61-79, June.
    3. Subramanian, S., 2004. "Indicators of Inequality and Poverty," Working Paper Series UNU-WIDER Research Paper , World Institute for Development Economic Research (UNU-WIDER).
    4. Chakravarty, Satya R. & D'Ambrosio, Conchita, 2013. "An axiomatic approach to the measurement of poverty reduction failure," Economic Modelling, Elsevier, vol. 35(C), pages 874-880.
    5. K. Mosler & C. Scheicher, 2008. "Attenuation of relative poverty by taxes and subsidies," Metron - International Journal of Statistics, Dipartimento di Statistica, Probabilità e Statistiche Applicate - University of Rome, vol. 0(3), pages 265-283.
    6. Zheng, Buhong, 2001. "Statistical inference for poverty measures with relative poverty lines," Journal of Econometrics, Elsevier, vol. 101(2), pages 337-356, April.
    7. Duclos, Jean-Yves & Makdissi, Paul & Wodon, Quentin, 2005. "Poverty-dominant program reforms: the role of targeting and allocation rules," Journal of Development Economics, Elsevier, vol. 77(1), pages 53-73, June.

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