A comparison of poverty and welfare measures

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dc.contributor.author Madden, David (David Patrick)
dc.date.accessioned 2009-01-05T14:28:40Z
dc.date.available 2009-01-05T14:28:40Z
dc.date.copyright UCD Centre for Economic Research 1997 en
dc.date.issued 1997-03
dc.identifier.other 199710 en
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10197/759
dc.description.abstract The relatively widespread use of poverty measures is analysed and their properties compared with other definitions of welfare. Using a synthetic data set but one which shares some properties of the Irish income distribution of 1987, a number of changes in incomes are simulated and their impact upon a variety of poverty and welfare measures is analysed. It is argued that abbreviated welfare measures may summarise better what it is that concerns economists about poverty than do conventional poverty measures. en
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dc.language.iso en en
dc.publisher University College Dublin. School of Economics en
dc.relation.ispartofseries UCD Centre for Economic Research Working Papers en
dc.relation.ispartofseries WP97/10 en
dc.subject Poverty en
dc.subject Inequality en
dc.subject Abbreviated Welfare en
dc.subject.classification D63 en
dc.subject.classification I32 en
dc.subject.lcsh Social indicators--Ireland en
dc.subject.lcsh Poverty--Ireland en
dc.subject.lcsh Equality--Ireland en
dc.title A comparison of poverty and welfare measures en
dc.type Working Paper en
dc.internal.authorurl David (David Patrick) Madden (web page) en
dc.internal.authorurl http://www.ucd.ie/research/people/economics/professordavidmadden/ en
dc.internal.authorid UCD0014 en
dc.internal.availability Full text available en
dc.internal.webversions http://www.ucd.ie/economics/research/papers/1997/WP97.10.pdf en
dc.status Not peer reviewed en
dc.neeo.contributor Madden|David (David Patrick)|aut|UCD0014

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