Elasticidade Da Pobreza Em Relação À Renda Média E À Desigualdade
The paper shows how to compute the elasticities of the poors head-count ratio (H) in relation to the mean income (() and in relation to the Gini index (G), assuming that the income distribution is lognormal, analysing how these poverty elasticities vary as functions of ( and G. The elasticities are computed for Brazil and its states in 1999, considering the distribution of per capita household income, comparing the results with those obtained by Marinho and Soares (2002) with other methodology. The two estimates show very similar patterns of variation between brazilian states. The obvious advantage of the method used in this paper is the possibility to compute the elasticities using only the values of ( and G for an income distribution. The elasticities are also computed for 2001 e 2002.
|Date of creation:||2004|
|Date of revision:|
|Contact details of provider:|| Postal: Secretaria da ANPEC Rua Prof Marcos Valdemar de Freitas Reis s/n Campus do Gragoatá Bloco F Niterói, RJ 24210-201 Brazil|
Phone: 55 21 3674 7952
Web page: http://www.anpec.org.br
More information through EDIRC
|Order Information:|| Postal: Secretaria da ANPEC Rua Prof Marcos Valdemar de Freitas Reis s/n Campus do Gragoatá Bloco F Niterói, RJ 24210-201 Brazil|
When requesting a correction, please mention this item's handle: RePEc:anp:en2004:054. 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: (Rodrigo Zadra Armond)
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.