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DAD: a Software for Poverty and Distributive Analysis

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  • Abdelkrim Araar
  • Jean-Yves Duclos

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DAD is designed to facilitate the analysis and the comparisons of social welfare, inequality, poverty and equity across distributions of living standards and using disaggregated data. It is freely distributed. DAD's features include the estimation of a large number of indices and curves that are useful for distributive comparisons as well as the provision of various statistical tools to enable statistical inference. Many of the features are useful for estimating the impact of programs (and reforms to these programs) on poverty and equity.

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  • Abdelkrim Araar & Jean-Yves Duclos, 2006. "DAD: a Software for Poverty and Distributive Analysis," Working Papers PMMA 2006-10, PEP-PMMA.
  • Handle: RePEc:lvl:pmmacr:2006-10
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    1. Hagos, Fitsum & Erkossa, Teklu & Lefore, Nicole & Langan, Simon, 2014. "Spate irrigation and poverty in Ethiopia," IWMI Conference Proceedings 208908, International Water Management Institute.
    2. Khalid Siddig & Adam Ahmed & Somaia Jaafar & Ali Salih, 2013. "The Prevalence of Poverty and Inequality in South Sudan: The Case of Renk County," EcoMod2013 5454, EcoMod.
    3. Namara, Regassa & Makombe, Godswill & Hagos, Fitsum & Awulachew, Seleshi Bekele, 2008. "Rural poverty and inequality in Ethiopia: does access to small-scale irrigation make a difference?," IWMI Conference Proceedings 245355, International Water Management Institute.
    4. Hagos, Fitsum & Jayasinghe, Gayathree & Awulachew, Seleshi Bekele & Loulseged, Makonnen & Yilma, Aster Denekew, 2011. "Poverty impacts of agricultural water management technologies in Ethiopia," Conference Papers h044263, International Water Management Institute.
    5. Hagos, Fitsum & Jayasinghe, Gayathree & Awulachew, Seleshi Bekele & Loulseged, Makonnen & Yilma, Aster Denekew, 2011. "Poverty impacts of agricultural water management technologies in Ethiopia," IWMI Conference Proceedings 210891, International Water Management Institute.
    6. Namara, Regassa & Makombe, Godswill & Hagos, Fitsum & Awulachew, Seleshi Bekele, 2008. "Rural poverty and inequality in Ethiopia: does access to small-scale irrigation make a difference?," Conference Papers h044072, International Water Management Institute.
    7. Hagos, Fitsum & Jayasinghe, Gayathri & Awulachew, Seleshi Bekele & Loulseged, Makonnen & Denekew, Aster, 2008. "Poverty impacts of agricultural water management technologies in Ethiopia," IWMI Conference Proceedings 233265, International Water Management Institute.
    8. Awulachew, Seleshi Bekele & Erkossa, Teklu & Balcha, Yodit, 2008. "2nd Forum on Irrigation and water for sustainable development: 15 –16 December, 2008 Ghion Hotel, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia," IWMI Conference Proceedings 118411, International Water Management Institute.
    9. Adam Elhag Yassin & Ali Salih & Somaia Gafar, 2011. "Poverty Alleviation in Southern Sudan: The Case of Rank County," Working Papers 640, Economic Research Forum, revised 10 Jan 2011.
    10. Hagos, Fitsum, 2008. "Water supply and sanitation (WSS) and poverty: micro-level linkages in Ethiopia," IWMI Working Papers H041794, International Water Management Institute.
    11. Hagos, Fitsum & Jayasinghe, Gayathri & Awulachew, Seleshi Bekele & Loulseged, Makonnen & Denekew, Aster, 2008. "Poverty impacts of agricultural water management technologies in Ethiopia," Conference Papers h041695, International Water Management Institute.

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    Keywords

    Poverty; equity; inequality; statistical inference; software;

    JEL classification:

    • L86 - Industrial Organization - - Industry Studies: Services - - - Information and Internet Services; Computer Software
    • I30 - Health, Education, and Welfare - - Welfare, Well-Being, and Poverty - - - General
    • I32 - Health, Education, and Welfare - - Welfare, Well-Being, and Poverty - - - Measurement and Analysis of Poverty
    • D63 - Microeconomics - - Welfare Economics - - - Equity, Justice, Inequality, and Other Normative Criteria and Measurement
    • C12 - Mathematical and Quantitative Methods - - Econometric and Statistical Methods and Methodology: General - - - Hypothesis Testing: General

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