Equivalence Scales and Housing Deprivation Orderings: an Example Using Lebanese Data
AbstractHousing deprivation orderings raise challenges as far as measurement is concerned. The first challenge resides in the identification of an adequate variable that characterizes housing services consumed by households. Another challenge may arise in the comparisons of housing services consumption between households of different sizes and composition. The last challenge may arise in the choice of a deprivation threshold and of a deprivation index. In this paper we address theoretically those challenges. An empirical illustration is offered using Lebanese data.
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Housing; Deprivation; Stochastic dominance; Equivalence scales; Lebanon;
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- Sami Bibi & Paul Makdissi & Myra Yazbeck, 2012. "Equivalence scales and housing deprivation orderings: an example using Lebanese data," Applied Economics, Taylor & Francis Journals, vol. 44(7), pages 853-866, March.
- Sami Bibi & Paul Makdissi & Myra Yazbeck, 2009. "Equivalence Scales and Housing Deprivation Orderings: An Example Using Lebanese Data," Working Papers 0910E, University of Ottawa, Department of Economics.
- I31 - Health, Education, and Welfare - - Welfare and Poverty - - - General Welfare
- I32 - Health, Education, and Welfare - - Welfare and Poverty - - - Measurement and Analysis of Poverty
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