Was Ireland better off in 1994 than in 1987?

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dc.contributor.author Madden, David (David Patrick)
dc.date.accessioned 2009-01-07T16:20:32Z
dc.date.available 2009-01-07T16:20:32Z
dc.date.copyright UCD Centre for Economic Research 2000 en
dc.date.issued 2000-04
dc.identifier.other 200011 en
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10197/774
dc.description.abstract This paper examines the change in welfare in Ireland over the 1987- 1994 period by investigating whether Lorenz and Generalised Lorenz dominance can be observed for household expenditure data. It also calculates bootstrapped standard error measures for Lorenz and Generalised Lorenz curves and finds that the Generalised Lorenz curve for 1994 lies everywhere above that for 1987 thus indicating dominance. It also investigates whether welfare rose using more specific social welfare measures based on average expenditure and the Gini coefficient and finds a statistically significant rise in social welfare. 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 Paper Series en
dc.relation.ispartofseries WP00/11 en
dc.rights Preliminary version - not for quotation without permission en
dc.subject Lorenz dominance en
dc.subject Generalised Lorenz dominance en
dc.subject Social welfare en
dc.subject.classification I31 en
dc.subject.lcsh Income distribution--Mathematical models en
dc.subject.lcsh Public welfare--Ireland en
dc.title Was Ireland better off in 1994 than in 1987? 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/2000/WP00.11.pdf en
dc.status Not peer reviewed en
dc.neeo.contributor Madden|David (David Patrick)|aut|UCD0014

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