Using CGE and Microsimulation Models for Income Distribution Analyses: A Survey
AbstractThis paper carries out a survey of CGE and Microsimulation models used in the evaluation of issues related directly or indirectly to incomes distribution. Different model structures are discussed which have been employed for country-specific, multi-country and region-specific studies. The paper considers the relevance of a relatively recent approach in modeling_linking CGE frameworks with microsimulation models, for the incomes distribution and poverty analysis. Finally we discuss the practical application of this methodology along with a detailed picture of some active CGEmicrosimulation models.
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Bibliographic InfoPaper provided by National University of Ireland Galway, Department of Economics in its series Working Papers with number 0089.
Date of creation: 2005
Date of revision: 2005
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Microsimulation; CGE Models; Income Distribution; Poverty; Inequality.;
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