Micro-simulation and Multi-decomposition: A Case Study: Philippines
AbstractThis article combines computable general equilibrium (CGE) micro-simulation modeling and the Gini multi-decomposition analysis. The CGE-micro-simulation approach enables one to generate endogenous income distributions following government policy interventions. The introduction of these endogenous distributions into the Gini multi-decomposition, that merges income source and subgroup decompositions, provides powerful information to decision makers, which analyze the trade-off between inequality and efficiency whereas Gini multi-decomposition is usually applied in a partial equilibrium context. This is done by imposing the assumption that either the income or the price effects are exogenous.
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Length: 31 pages
Date of creation: 2005
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; Micro-simulation; Multi-decomposition; Philippines.;
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- D63 - Microeconomics - - Welfare Economics - - - Equity, Justice, Inequality, and Other Normative Criteria and Measurement
- D31 - Microeconomics - - Distribution - - - Personal Income and Wealth Distribution
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