Quantity Constraints, Poverty Lines and Poverty Orderings
AbstractBy limiting the scope for substitution between commodities, other things equal quantity constraints raise the cost of living. Thus, rationed families have higher povery lines than unconstrained ones. This heterogeneity in both resources and poverty lines means that, in principle, bivariate dominance results are required to order distributions in terms of poverty. Copyright Kluwer Academic Publishers 2004
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bivariate stochastic dominance; poverty lines; poverty orderings; rationing;
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- Ramses H. Abul Naga, 2002. "Quantity Constraints, Poverty Lines and Poverty Orderings," Cahiers de Recherches Economiques du DÃ©partement d'EconomÃ©trie et d'Economie politique (DEEP) 02.11, Université de Lausanne, Faculté des HEC, DEEP.
- C2 - Mathematical and Quantitative Methods - - Single Equation Models; Single Variables
- C3 - Mathematical and Quantitative Methods - - Multiple or Simultaneous Equation Models; Multiple Variables
- D6 - Microeconomics - - Welfare Economics
- I3 - Health, Education, and Welfare - - Welfare and Poverty
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