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.
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Date of creation: Jun 2002
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Publication status: Published in Journal of Economic Inequality, vol.2 (1), April 2004, pp. 31-43
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poverty lines; rationing; poverty orderings; bivariate stochastic dominance;
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- Ramses Abul Naga, 2004. "Quantity Constraints, Poverty Lines and Poverty Orderings," Journal of Economic Inequality, Springer, vol. 2(1), pages 31-43, April.
- 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, Well-Being, and Poverty
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