ON TESTING POVERTY INDICES AMONG SAMPLED CULTIVATING HOUSEHOLDS

  • G. C. Sharma ICAR-Indian Institute of Soil and Water Conservation, Dehradun, India
Keywords: Poverty Gap Ratio, Gini –Coefficient, Censored Distribution

Abstract

Poverty gap ratio has been estimated by adopting Arora and Bagai’ approach, Takayama’s censored Gini Ratio and Greer and Thorbecke’s approach under two different profiles. Further asymptotic tests of significance have been obtained. The sampling distribution of Gini ratio has also been provided. The study on the basis of poverty gap ratio further affirms that there is significant difference in the incidence of poverty in the two village profiles.

 

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Published
2019-05-20
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