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Tiempo efectivo de salida de la pobreza

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  • Juan Carlos Chávez

    (Universidad de Guanajuato)

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We develop a methodology to estimate the actual exit time from poverty and the minimum necessary growth rate to eradicate it in a pre-determined period of time without assuming distributionally neutral income growth. We compare the exit time for the average poor (Kanbur, 1987) and the average exit time (Morduch, 1998) with the actual exit time in terms of their sensitivity to the distribution of income below the poverty line. The methodology is applied to rural areas in Mexico.

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Article provided by El Colegio de México, Centro de Estudios Económicos in its journal Estudios Económicos.

Volume (Year): - (2009)
Issue (Month): Special issue ()
Pages: 35-47

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Handle: RePEc:emx:esteco:v:-:y:2009:i:special:p:35-47

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Keywords: poverty measurement; actual exit time; minimum necessary growth rate.;

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  1. Oscar Javier Cárdenas Rodríguez & Francisco Javier Luna López, 2006. "Estimación del tiempo de salida de la pobreza: Una aplicación a los diez municipios más marginados de México," Estudios Económicos, El Colegio de México, Centro de Estudios Económicos, vol. 21(1), pages 45-54.
  2. Koenker, Roger W & Bassett, Gilbert, Jr, 1978. "Regression Quantiles," Econometrica, Econometric Society, vol. 46(1), pages 33-50, January.
  3. Morduch, Jonathan, 1998. "Poverty, economic growth, and average exit time," Economics Letters, Elsevier, vol. 59(3), pages 385-390, June.
  4. Sen, Amartya K, 1976. "Poverty: An Ordinal Approach to Measurement," Econometrica, Econometric Society, vol. 44(2), pages 219-31, March.
  5. Zheng, Buhong, 1997. " Aggregate Poverty Measures," Journal of Economic Surveys, Wiley Blackwell, vol. 11(2), pages 123-62, June.
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