On Assessing Pro-Poorness of Government Programmes : International Comparisons ♥

@inproceedings{Kakwani2005OnAP,
  title={On Assessing Pro-Poorness of Government Programmes : International Comparisons ♥},
  author={Nanak C. Kakwani and Hyun Hwa Son},
  year={2005}
}
This paper proposes a new index called “Pro-Poor Policy (PPP)” index. The PPP index measures pro-poorness of governments’ programmes, as well as basic service delivery in education, health, and infrastructure. The PPP index is derived as the ratio of actual proportional poverty reduction from a government programme, to the proportional poverty reduction that would have been achieved if every individual in society had received exactly the same benefits from the programme. The upper bound of the… CONTINUE READING

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