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El rezago social en áreas metropolitanas de México

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  • Francisco J. Benita Maldonado

    (ITESM, Campus Monterrey)

  • Marco Vinicio Gómez Meza

    (Universidad Autónoma de Nuevo León)

Abstract

Large gaps exist in Mexico about production and analysis of small-scale territorial units. The paper addresses a new methodology for estimating the social backwardness for blocks of the metropolitan areas in Mexico. Based on The National Council for Evaluation of Social Development Policy (Coneval) methodology and using the 2010 Population and Housing Census, as an example, we estimate the index of social backwardness for blocks in the Monterrey metropolitan area. We have implemented two versions to compute the index and both of them suggest the rate of the population suffering from Very High social backwardness is substantially different rate from that presented by Coneval.

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  • Francisco J. Benita Maldonado & Marco Vinicio Gómez Meza, 2013. "El rezago social en áreas metropolitanas de México," Estudios Económicos, El Colegio de México, Centro de Estudios Económicos, vol. 28(2), pages 265-297.
  • Handle: RePEc:emx:esteco:v:28:y:2013:i:2:p:265-297
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    1. Francisco Benita, 2016. "Social Backwardness in Mexico City Metropolitan Area," Social Indicators Research: An International and Interdisciplinary Journal for Quality-of-Life Measurement, Springer, vol. 126(1), pages 141-160, March.

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    Keywords

    social backwardness; small area statistics; metropolitan area; factor analysis; geographical targeting;

    JEL classification:

    • C43 - Mathematical and Quantitative Methods - - Econometric and Statistical Methods: Special Topics - - - Index Numbers and Aggregation
    • I31 - Health, Education, and Welfare - - Welfare, Well-Being, and Poverty - - - General Welfare, Well-Being
    • I32 - Health, Education, and Welfare - - Welfare, Well-Being, and Poverty - - - Measurement and Analysis of Poverty
    • R58 - Urban, Rural, Regional, Real Estate, and Transportation Economics - - Regional Government Analysis - - - Regional Development Planning and Policy

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