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Statistical inference for poverty indices with fixed poverty lines

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The consistency and asymptotic normality of estimators for two classes of poverty indices, decomposable indices, and Sen-like indices is demonstrated. Asymptotic variance expressions are obtained that allow for easy distribution-free statistical inference on the resulting estimates. An empirical example using Canadian microdata demonstrates the feasibility and usefulness of the techniques.

Document Type: Research Article


Publication date: 1997-03-01

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