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dc.contributor.authorHardeweg, Bernden_US
dc.contributor.authorWagener, Andreasen_US
dc.contributor.authorWaibel, Hermannen_US
dc.date.accessioned2010-08-11T09:03:50Z-
dc.date.available2010-08-11T09:03:50Z-
dc.date.issued2010en_US
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10419/37541-
dc.description.abstractSeveral measures of vulnerability to poverty have been suggested in the literature. In practice, only little is known about the robustness of vulnerability comparisons based on these often quite specific measures. The theory of stochastic orders can be applied to shed some light on such issues. In the DFG research project "Impact of Shocks on the Vulnerability to Poverty: Consequences for Development of Emerging Southeast Asian Economies" (DFG FOR 756), an extensive panel survey was carried out in six rural provinces of Thailand and Vietnam in 2007. We establish cumulative distribution functions for income and consumption at the provincial level and search for stochastic dominance relations between these distributions. Our comparisons allow for initial, but quite robust conclusions on welfare and provide benchmarks for assessing the vulnerability to poverty in the research regions.en_US
dc.language.isoengen_US
dc.publisherVerein für Socialpolitik Frankfurt a. M.en_US
dc.relation.ispartofseriesBeiträge zur Jahrestagung des Vereins für Socialpolitik 2010: Ökonomie der Familie - Session: Empirical Studies in Development Economics D14-V4en_US
dc.subject.jelD31en_US
dc.subject.jelI32en_US
dc.subject.jelO15en_US
dc.subject.ddc330en_US
dc.titleTowards comparative and aggregate vulnerability: An analysis of welfare distributions in rural areas in Thailand and Vietnamen_US
dc.typeConference Paperen_US
dc.identifier.ppn655155716-
dc.rightshttp://www.econstor.eu/dspace/Nutzungsbedingungen-
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