Assessing the social welfare effects of government transfer programs

some international comparisons

This paper offers a new way of assessing government cash transfers using a social welfare function framework. It demonstrates how one can use social welfare functions to measure the efficiency of such program s without requir ing the specif ication of a poverty line or particular poverty measures ....

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Main Author: Kakwani, Nanak
Format: Publication
Language: English
Place of publication: Luxembourg Luxembourg Income Study (LIS), asbl 2020
Data of publication: 2020
Series: LIS working paper series
Online Access: available in Bonn?
Database: ECONIS
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