IDEAS home Printed from https://ideas.repec.org/
MyIDEAS: Log in (now much improved!) to save this article

Mortalité différentielle et pauvreté par âge

Listed author(s):
  • Mathieu Lefèbvre
  • Pierre Pestieau
  • Grégory Ponthière

Under income-differentiated mortality, poverty measures reflect not only the ?true? poverty, but, also, the selection process induced by income-differentiated mortality. In front of this selection bias, one solution consists of truncating lifetime income profiles of prematurely dead poor persons by means of a fictitious income. In this paper we assess the effect of age on the selection bias. In this purpose we use data on poverty by age in Belgium and we compare « classical » poverty measures to adjusted poverty measures obtained through the extension of lifetime income profiles for the prematurely dead persons. We show that there is a gap between both measures of poverty at any age but this gap is increasing with age.

If you experience problems downloading a file, check if you have the proper application to view it first. In case of further problems read the IDEAS help page. Note that these files are not on the IDEAS site. Please be patient as the files may be large.

File URL: http://www.cairn.info/load_pdf.php?ID_ARTICLE=RFE_144_0173
Download Restriction: restricted

File URL: http://www.cairn.info/revue-francaise-d-economie-2014-4-page-173.htm
Download Restriction: restricted

As the access to this document is restricted, you may want to look for a different version under "Related research" (further below) or search for a different version of it.

Article provided by Presses de Sciences-Po in its journal Revue française d'économie.

Volume (Year): Volume XXIX (2014)
Issue (Month): 4 ()
Pages: 173-196

as
in new window

Handle: RePEc:cai:rferfe:rfe_144_0173
Contact details of provider: Web page: http://www.cairn.info/revue-francaise-d-economie.htm

No references listed on IDEAS
You can help add them by filling out this form.

This item is not listed on Wikipedia, on a reading list or among the top items on IDEAS.

When requesting a correction, please mention this item's handle: RePEc:cai:rferfe:rfe_144_0173. See general information about how to correct material in RePEc.

For technical questions regarding this item, or to correct its authors, title, abstract, bibliographic or download information, contact: (Jean-Baptiste de Vathaire)

If you have authored this item and are not yet registered with RePEc, we encourage you to do it here. This allows to link your profile to this item. It also allows you to accept potential citations to this item that we are uncertain about.

If references are entirely missing, you can add them using this form.

If the full references list an item that is present in RePEc, but the system did not link to it, you can help with this form.

If you know of missing items citing this one, you can help us creating those links by adding the relevant references in the same way as above, for each refering item. If you are a registered author of this item, you may also want to check the "citations" tab in your profile, as there may be some citations waiting for confirmation.

Please note that corrections may take a couple of weeks to filter through the various RePEc services.

This information is provided to you by IDEAS at the Research Division of the Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis using RePEc data.