The social welfare implications, decomposability, and geometry of the Sen family of poverty indices
In this paper, we propose a unified framework for the Sen indices of poverty intensity that shows an explicit connection between the indices and the common underlying social evaluation function. We also identify the common multiplicative decomposition of the indices that allows simple and similar geometric interpretations and easy numerical computation.
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Volume (Year): 35 (2002)
Issue (Month): 1 (February)
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