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Paolo Verme
 
''Stochastic Dominance, Poverty and the Treatment Effect Curve''
( 2010, Vol. 30 No.1 )
 
 
The paper proposes a simple framework for the evaluation of anti-poverty programs based on single means differences, FGT poverty measures and stochastic dominance theory. A Treatment Effect Curve (TEC) is derived and its use illustrated with simulated data.
 
 
Keywords: Stochastic dominance, Poverty, Treatment effect
JEL: I3 - Welfare and Poverty: General
D3 - Distribution: General
 
Manuscript Received : Nov 09 2009 Manuscript Accepted : Jan 28 2010

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