The effect of social transfers in Europe: An empirical analysis using generalised Lorenz curves
AbstractThis paper aims at examining the impact of different transfers on the income distribution in European countries. Therefore an empirical analysis using generalised Lorenz curve comparisons is carried out. The obtained results are investigated by relating them to a classification of European social transfer systems.
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Date of creation: Aug 2002
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Publication status: Published in Journal of Income Distribution, 2003, vol. 12, no. 1-2, pp. 83-115
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Social Transfers ; Generalised Lorenz Curve ; Income Distribution ; Classification;
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- I38 - Health, Education, and Welfare - - Welfare, Well-Being, and Poverty - - - Government Programs; Provision and Effects of Welfare Programs
- H55 - Public Economics - - National Government Expenditures and Related Policies - - - Social Security and Public Pensions
- H53 - Public Economics - - National Government Expenditures and Related Policies - - - Government Expenditures and Welfare Programs
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