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WinDASI: A Software for Cost-Benefit Analysis of Investment Projects. Calculations Performed by the Software. EASYPol Series 020

Опубликованное: 2006
This analytical tool illustrates how to carry out cost-benefit calculations of investment projects in WinDASI, after data are inserted in the database. It explains, by means of a step-by step [...]

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Policy Impacts on Inequality: Simple Inequality Measures. EASYPol Series 080

Опубликованное: 2006
This module illustrates the simplest ways to measure inequality drawing on the statistical concepts of location, shape and variability. In particular, the following measures will be addressed: a) the range; [...]

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Policy Impacts on Inequality: Inequality and Axioms for its Measurement. EASYPol Series 054

Опубликованное: 2006
This tool illustrates the concept of desirable properties any inequality index should respect. In particular, it introduces the distinction between a positive and a normative approach to inequality analysis. Then, [...]

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Policy Impacts on Inequality. Decomposition of Income Inequality by Income Sources. EASYPol Series 053

Опубликованное: 2006
This analytical tool illustrates how to decompose inequality measures by income sources. In particular, it discusses this decomposition in the context of the Gini and the Theil Indexes. A step-by-step [...]

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Policy impacts on inequality: Decomposition of Income Inequality by Subgroups. EASYPol Series 052

Опубликованное: 2006
This analytical tool illustrates how to decompose inequality measures by subgroups of populations. In particular, it defines the concepts of within and between inequality and analyses how different inequality indexes [...]

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Describing Income Inequality. Theil Index and Entropy Class Indexes. EASYPol Series 051

Опубликованное: 2006
This analytical tool illustrates the entropy class of inequality indexes. In particular, it shows how different inequality indexes may be obtained by using a general definition (class) of indexes by [...]

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Policy Impacts on Inequality. Welfare Based Measures of Inequality: The Atkinson Index. EASYPol Series 050

Опубликованное: 2006
This analytical tool illustrates one of the most popular welfare-based measures of inequality, the Atkinson Index . In particular, it discusses the foundations of this Index, in terms of social [...]

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Inequality Analysis: The Gini Index. EASYPol Series 040

Опубликованное: 2006
This analytical tool addresses the most popular inequality index, the Gini index. It discusses its characteristics and the link with another popular graphical tool of representing inequality, the Lorenz Curve. [...]

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Rapid Growth of Selected Asian Economies. Lessons and Implications for Agriculture and Food Security. Synthesis Report

Опубликованное: 2006
China’s economy has experienced remarkable growth since economic reform initiated in 1979. The rapid economic growth has been associated with unprecedented progress in poverty alleviation. Based on China’s official poverty [...]

Тематический документ

Food Security and Agricultural Development in Sub-Saharan Africa. Building a Case for More Public Support. Policy Assistance Series 2

Опубликованное: 2006
There are four main reasons for which agriculture in sub-Saharan Africa (SSA) deserves more public support.  First is a moral imperative: SSA governments cannot and should not ignore a sector [...]