Measuring Poverty Reduction and Targeting Performance Under Multiple Government Programs
Evaluation of the poverty impact and targeting performance of a given social program may depend on how other programs are treated in the analysis. Using well-known results from cooperative game theory, this paper proposes an empirically simple yet theoretically sound method for allocating between various programs the overall poverty reduction obtained from a set of programs, and for assessing the targeting performance of each program. Copyright Blackwell Publishing Ltd 2004..
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Volume (Year): 8 (2004)
Issue (Month): 4 (November)
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