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ERIC Number: ED481544
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 2003
Pages: 427
Abstractor: N/A
ISBN: ISBN-0-8213-5491-4
The Impact of Economic Policies on Poverty and Income Distribution: Evaluation Techniques and Tools.
Bourguignon, Francois, Ed.; Pereira da Silva, Luiz A., Ed.
This book, a collection of articles and papers, reviews techniques and tools that can be used to evaluate the poverty and distributional impact of economic policy choices. Following are its contents: "Evaluating the Poverty and Distributional Impact of Economic Policies: A Compendium of Existing Techniques" (Francois Bourguignon and Luiz A. Pereira da Silva); "Estimating the Incidence of Indirect Taxes in Developing Countries" (David E. Sahn and Stephen D. Younger); "Analyzing the Incidence of Public Spending" (Lionel Demery); "Behavioral Incidence Analysis of Public Spending and Social Programs" (Dominique van de Walle); "Estimating Geographically Disaggregated Welfare Levels and Changes" (Peter Lanjouw); "Assessing the Poverty Impact of an Assigned Program" (Martin Ravallion);"Ex Ante Evaluation of Policy Reforms Using Behavioral Models" (Francois Bourguignon and Francisco H.G. Ferreira); "Generating Relevant Household-Level Data: Multitopic Household Surveys" (Kinnon Scott); "Integrating Qualitative and Quantitative Approaches in Program Evaluation" (Vijayendra Rao and Michael Woolcock); "Survey Tools for Assessing Performance in Service Delivery" (Jan Dehn, Ritiva Reinkka, and Jacob Svensson); "Predicting the Effect of Aggregate Growth on Poverty" (Gaurav Datt, Krishnan Ramadas, Dominique van der Mensbrugghe, Thomas Walker, and Quentin Wodon); "Linking Aggregate Macroconsistency Models to Household Surveys: A Poverty Analysis Macroeconomic Simulator, or PAMS" (Luiz A. Pereira da Silva, B. Essama-Nssah, and Issouf Samake); "Partial Equilibrium Multimarket Analysis" (Jehan Arulpragasam and Patrick Conway); "The 123PRSP Model" (Shantayanan Devarajan and Delfin S. Go); "Social Accounting Matrices and SAM-Based Multiplier Analysis" (Jeffrey Round); "Poverty and Inequality Analysis in a General Equilibrium Framework: The Representative Household Approach" (Hans Lofgren, Sherman Robinson, and Moataz El-Said); and "Where to Go from Here?" (Francois Bourguignon and Luiz A. Pereira da Silva). (WFA)
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Publication Type: Books; Collected Works - General; Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: World Bank, Washington, DC.; International Bank for Reconstruction and Development, Washington, DC.
Note: A co-publication of the World Bank and Oxford University Press.