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Accounting for Heterogeneity in Growth Incidence in Cameroon Using Recentered Influence Function Regression

B. Essama-Nssah, Saumik Paul and Léandre Bassolé.

in Journal of African Economies

November 2013; p ublished online May 2013 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Welfare and Poverty; Economywide Country Studies; Urban, Rural, and Regional Economics; Microeconomics; Single Equation Models; Single Variables. 9781 words.

This paper frames growth incidence analysis within the logic of social impact evaluation understood as an assessment of variations in individual and social outcomes attributable to shocks...

Are Poor, Remote Areas Left behind in Agricultural Development: The Case of Tanzania

Nicholas Minot.

in Journal of African Economies

March 2008; p ublished online August 2007 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Welfare and Poverty; Economywide Country Studies; Urban, Rural, and Regional Economics; Microeconomics; Single Equation Models; Single Variables. 10854 words.

The conventional wisdom in Africa is that economic reforms may have stimulated economic growth, but the benefits of this growth have been uneven, favoring urban households and farmers with...

An assessment of Labour’s record on income inequality and poverty

Robert Joyce and Luke Sibieta.

in Oxford Review of Economic Policy

January 2013; p ublished online June 2013 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Welfare and Poverty; Microeconomics. 11204 words.

We document the evolution of average incomes, poverty and inequality over the period of Labour government from 1997 to 2010, comparing these trends with those seen over other periods in...

Can neuroscience inform economics? Rationality, emotions and preference formation

Nuno Martins.

in Cambridge Journal of Economics

March 2011; p ublished online May 2010 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Information, Knowledge, and Uncertainy; Welfare and Poverty; Microeconomics; Economic Methodology. 8460 words.

The interaction between neuroscience and economics has gained much prominence recently, leading to the emergence of the new and expanding field of neuroeconomics. I will argue that,...

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Can policy make us happier? Individual characteristics, socio-economic factors and life satisfaction in Central and Eastern Europe

Andrés Rodríguez-Pose and Kristina Maslauskaite.

in Cambridge Journal of Regions, Economy and Society

March 2012; p ublished online December 2011 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Welfare and Poverty; Microeconomics; Socialist Institutions and their Transitions; Analysis of Collective Decision-making. 8554 words.

Rapid economic convergence in Central and Eastern European (CEE) countries has not been matched by a similarly rapid increase in life satisfaction. This paper sets out to address this...

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Changing patterns of UK poverty, 1997–2004

A. Angeriz and S. P. Chakravarty.

in Cambridge Journal of Economics

November 2007; p ublished online September 2007 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Welfare and Poverty; Microeconomics. 4411 words.

It has been noted that the failure to meet the target set by the government for reducing the head count ratio of child poverty in Britain is partly due to the success of government policy...

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A Comparison of the Economic Well-Being of Farm and Nonfarm Households

Ani L. Katchova.

in American Journal of Agricultural Economics

August 2008; p ublished online August 2008 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Welfare and Poverty; Household Behaviour and Family Economics; Microeconomics; Agricultural Economics. 7038 words.

This study compares the economic well-being of farm and nonfarm households using data from the Agricultural Resource Management Survey and the Survey of Consumer Finances. Comparisons are...

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Copula-based measurement of dependence between dimensions of well-being

Koen Decancq.

in Oxford Economic Papers

July 2014; p ublished online November 2013 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Welfare and Poverty; Welfare Economics; Economywide Country Studies; Microeconomics. 7694 words.

Most multidimensional measures of social welfare first aggregate the outcomes across the individuals dimension by dimension and then, in the second step, aggregate the resulting summary...

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Determining Food Expenditures and Measuring Poverty: The Work of Mollie Orshansky: Discussion*

Christine K. Ranney.

in Applied Economic Perspectives and Policy

January 2008; p ublished online January 2008 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Welfare and Poverty; Household Behaviour and Family Economics; Data Collection and Date Estimation Methodology; Computer Programs. 708 words.

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Distributional Comparative Statics

Martin Kaae Jensen.

in The Review of Economic Studies

January 2018; p ublished online May 2017 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Mathematical Methods; Programming Methods; Mathematical and Simulation Modelling; Information, Knowledge, and Uncertainy; Intertemporal Choice and Growth; Macroeconomics: Consumption, Saving, Production, Employment, and Investment; Welfare and Poverty. 17192 words.

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Distributional comparative statics is the study of how individual decisions and equilibrium outcomes vary with changes in the distribution of economic...

The distributional consequences of a fiscal food policy: evidence from the UK

Richard Tiffin and Matthew Salois.

in European Review of Agricultural Economics

July 2015; p ublished online June 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Welfare and Poverty; Welfare Economics; Economics of Health; Microeconomics; Taxation, Subsidies, and Revenue. 8344 words.

The literature on fiscal food policies focuses on their effectiveness in altering diets and improving health, while this paper focuses on their welfare costs. A formal welfare economics...

Do Intra-Household Effects Generate the Food Stamp Cash-Out Puzzle?

Robert Breunig and Indraneel Dasgupta.

in American Journal of Agricultural Economics

August 2005; p ublished online August 2005 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Welfare and Poverty; Household Behaviour and Family Economics; Agricultural Economics. 9731 words.

Previous empirical studies have noted the higher marginal propensity to consume food out of food stamps in the United States, compared to that out of cash income. Analyzing data from U.S....

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The Economics of Food Insecurity in the United States

Craig Gundersen, Brent Kreider and John Pepper.

in Applied Economic Perspectives and Policy

September 2011; p ublished online August 2011 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Welfare and Poverty; Household Behaviour and Family Economics; Economics of Health. 10339 words.

Food insecurity is experienced by millions of Americans and has increased dramatically in recent years. Due to its prevalence and many demonstrated negative health consequences, food...

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The Effects of Benefit Timing and Income Fungibility on Food Purchasing Decisions among Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program Households

Travis A. Smith, Joshua P. Berning, Xiaosi Yang, Gregory Colson and Jeffrey H. Dorfman.

in American Journal of Agricultural Economics

March 2016; p ublished online January 2016 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Household Behaviour and Family Economics; Welfare and Poverty. 8777 words.

The Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) is the largest nutritional safety net in the United States. Prior research has found that participants have higher consumption shortly...

Estimating Consumption Economies of Scale, Adult Equivalence Scales, and Household Bargaining Power

Martin Browning, Pierre-André Chiappori and Arthur Lewbel.

in The Review of Economic Studies

October 2013; p ublished online August 2013 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Welfare and Poverty; Welfare Economics; Multiple or Simultaneous Equation Models; Multiple Variables; Demographic Economics; Household Behaviour and Family Economics. 18194 words.

How much income would a woman living alone require to attain the same standard of living that she would have if she were married? What percentage of a married couple's expenditures are...

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Examining the gender wealth gap

Eva M. Sierminska, Joachim R. Frick and Markus M. Grabka.

in Oxford Economic Papers

October 2010; p ublished online April 2010 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Welfare and Poverty; Welfare Economics; Household Behaviour and Family Economics; Microeconomics. 8590 words.

Economic research on the determinants of gender differences in economic outcomes particularly in income and consumption is well established. Extending these investigations to other outcomes...

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Expanding Credit Access: Using Randomized Supply Decisions to Estimate the Impacts

Dean Karlan and Jonathan Zinman.

in The Review of Financial Studies

January 2010; p ublished online November 2009 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Household Behaviour and Family Economics; Banking; Welfare and Poverty. 14711 words.

Expanding access to commercial credit is a key ingredient of financial development strategies. There is less consensus on whether expanding access to consumer credit helps borrowers,...

Financial strain in the United Kingdom

Declan French.

in Oxford Economic Papers

January 2018; p ublished online July 2017 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Household Behaviour and Family Economics; Economics of Health; Welfare and Poverty. 8151 words.

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UK households have been exposed to economic recession followed by a government programme of austerity, putting many under severe financial strain....

Food Expenditure and Involuntary Retirement: Resolving the Retirement-Consumption Puzzle

Garry F. Barrett and Matthew Brzozowski.

in American Journal of Agricultural Economics

July 2012; p ublished online July 2012 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Welfare and Poverty; Intertemporal Choice and Growth; Demand and Supply of Labour. 6273 words.

International research has shown that household expenditure on nondurables significantly decreases at retirement - a finding that is inconsistent with the standard life-cycle model of...

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Food Insecurity in Vulnerable Populations: Coping with Food Price Shocks in Afghanistan

Anna D'Souza and Dean Jolliffe.

in American Journal of Agricultural Economics

April 2014; p ublished online December 2013 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Welfare and Poverty; Household Behaviour and Family Economics. 14080 words.

Based on data from Afghanistan collected prior to and during the 2007-2008 food price crisis, this paper illustrates that caloric intake is an ineffectual indicator for monitoring the onset...

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