Measuring Benefits, Tracing Distributional Effects, and Affecting Distributional Outcomes
AbstractThis paper shows the differences between how benefits are estimated and how they are distributed, calls attention to the policy variables that are crucial in explaining certain distributional outcomes, explores the importance of looking at the demand for characteristics when trying to benefit the poor, and suggests areas for research.
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cost-benefit; poverty; distribution; distributional effects; project; project analysis; project appraisal; project evaluation;
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- D6 - Microeconomics - - Welfare Economics
- D7 - Microeconomics - - Analysis of Collective Decision-Making
- H - Public Economics
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- NEP-ALL-2004-07-26 (All new papers)
- NEP-LAM-2004-07-26 (Central & South America)
- NEP-MIC-2004-07-26 (Microeconomics)
- NEP-PBE-2004-07-26 (Public Economics)
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