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Poverty orderings and intra-household inequality

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  • Eugenio Peluso

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  • Alain Trannoy

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We investigate under which conditions it is possible to infer the evolution of poverty at the individual level from the knowledge of poverty among households. The analysis is based on a reduced household model (Peluso and Trannoy 2007) and provides results in terms of preservation of poverty orderings...

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  • Eugenio Peluso & Alain Trannoy, 2008. "Poverty orderings and intra-household inequality," CHILD Working Papers wp05_09, CHILD - Centre for Household, Income, Labour and Demographic economics - ITALY.
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    Keywords

    health insurance markets; information gathering; discrimination risk; classification risk; self-insurance;

    JEL classification:

    • D82 - Microeconomics - - Information, Knowledge, and Uncertainty - - - Asymmetric and Private Information; Mechanism Design
    • D83 - Microeconomics - - Information, Knowledge, and Uncertainty - - - Search; Learning; Information and Knowledge; Communication; Belief; Unawareness
    • G22 - Financial Economics - - Financial Institutions and Services - - - Insurance; Insurance Companies; Actuarial Studies
    • L52 - Industrial Organization - - Regulation and Industrial Policy - - - Industrial Policy; Sectoral Planning Methods

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