The Impact of Means Tested Assistance in Southern Europe
AbstractThis paper aims to analyse the social assistance systems in five South European countries: France, Greece, Italy, Portugal and Spain. After reviewing the existing system of social assistance in each country, we apply a consistent methodology in order to estimate its impact on income distribution, poverty and target efficiency
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Bibliographic InfoPaper provided by National University of Ireland Galway, Department of Economics in its series Working Papers with number 0065.
Date of creation: 2002
Date of revision: 2002
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Social Assistance; Southern Europe; Microsimulation;
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