Robust Poverty Comparisons and Marginal Policy Reform Orderings Under Income Variability
A method is proposed to provide robust poverty comparisons and robust evaluations of marginal policy reforms under income variability. Given that a household’s certainty equivalent income depends on both expected income and income variability, stochastic dominance tests are developed in order to deal simultaneously with both dimensions.
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