Dynamic Poverty Measures
Eugene Kouassi, Pierre Mendy, Diaraf Seck, Kern O. Kymn
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DOI: 10.4236/tel.2011.13014   PDF    HTML     5,355 Downloads   10,343 Views  

Abstract

In this paper one considers a general approach to construct a poverty index. In particular from a general perspective, first and second order conditions based on a general poverty intensity function are derived. Then using specific intensity functions defined by Sen, FGT and Shorrock respectively, one specifies related first and second conditions. An extension based on a large class of intensity function is also investigated.

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Kouassi, E. , Mendy, P. , Seck, D. and Kymn, K. (2011) Dynamic Poverty Measures. Theoretical Economics Letters, 1, 63-69. doi: 10.4236/tel.2011.13014.

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The authors declare no conflicts of interest.

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