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How serious is the neglect of intrahousehold inequality?

Lawrence Haddad

How serious is the neglect of intrahousehold inequality?

(what difference does it make to the measurement and decomposition of inequality and poverty?)

by Lawrence Haddad

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Published by University of Warwick, Development Economics Research Centre in Coventry .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Poor -- Philippines -- Econometric models.,
  • Diet -- Philippines -- Econometric models.,
  • Households -- Philippines -- Econometric models.,
  • Poverty -- Mathematical models.

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliography: p.38-39.

    StatementLawrence Haddad and Ravi Kanbur.
    SeriesDiscussion paper / University of Warwick -- no.95
    ContributionsKanbur, S. M. Ravi., Development Economics Research Centre.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination39p. ;
    Number of Pages39
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL19841441M


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How serious is the neglect of intrahousehold inequality? by Lawrence Haddad Download PDF EPUB FB2

How serious is the neglect of intrahousehold inequality. Washington, DC ( H. St., NW, Washington ): Office of Vice President, Development Economics, World Bank, [] (OCoLC) Material Type: Government publication, International government publication: Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors.

the costly task of an intra-household focused survey in developing countries. These conclusions can be stated very crudely but simply as follows: (i) The neglect of intra-household inequality is likely to lead to a considerable understatement of the levels of inequality and Size: KB.

Using a decomposable inequality measure, we find the contribution of intrahousehold inequality to the total inequality in the individual deprivation score inequality to be 30% and total inequality is also some 30% higher using the individual-based measure, while inequality among the poor is found to be 5% smaller using the individual by: 3.

(i) The neglect of intra-household inequality is likely to lead to a considerable understatement of the levels of inequality and poverty. (ii) However, while the patterns of inequality revealed by household level * The authors would like to thank the International Food Policy Research Institute, Washington D.C.

for. Downloadable (with restrictions). The object of this paper is to develop a framework in which the consequences of ignoring intrahousehold inequality in the measurement and decomposition of inequality and poverty can be assessed, and to apply this framework to a dataset from the Philippines.

The conclusions are that while the measured levels of inequality and poverty could be subject to serious. How serious is the neglect of intrahousehold inequality.

(English) Abstract. In this report the authors develop a framework for assessing the consequences of ignoring intrahousehold inequality in the measurement and analysis of poverty and inequality. They apply this framework to data for the Philippines and conclude that: 1) Cited by: These oonclusions can be stated very crudely but sinply as follows: (i) The neglect of intra-household inequality is likely to lead to a considerable understatement of the levels of inequality and poverty.

Haddad L, Kanbur R () How Serious is the Neglect of Intra-household Inequality. Economic Journal () CrossRef Google Scholar Haddad L, Kanbur R () Intrahousehold Inequality and the Theory of by: It is difficult to measure intrahousehold inequality using consumption as an indicator of individual welfare, as traditionally used at the household level.

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book serious is the neglect of intrahousehold inequality?," Policy Research Working Paper How serious is the neglect of intrahousehold inequality? bookThe World by: 3.

Klasen, S and R Lahoti (), ‘How Serious is the Neglect of Intra-Household Inequality in Multi-Dimensional Poverty Indices?’, February. Roche, José Manuel (), “Monitoring progress in child poverty reduction: Methodological insights and illustration to the case study of Bangladesh”, Social Indicators Research, (2), Thus, measures of inequality that ignore intra household allocations are both incomplete and misleading.

We discuss determinants of intrahousehold allocation of resources and welfare. We show how the sharing rule, which characterizes the within household allocations, can be identified from data on household consumption and labor supply.

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Export reference: BibTeX RIS (EndNote, ProCite, RefMan) HTML/TextCited by:   The last section makes the link between intrahousehold welfare and the matching of spouses in the marriage market. labour Economies of size Household production and public goods Human capital Identification Income-pooling test Inequality L., and R.

Kanbur. How serious is the neglect of intra-household inequality. Economic Journal. These results seem convincing enough to answer the question in the heading above: yes, neglecting intrahousehold inequality can be serious.

29 But while they show clearly that assumptions matter, it is more difficult to draw conclusions in terms of individual living standards; the main conclusion is that the living standard is a household-level notion and that household. How serious is the neglect of intrahousehold inequality.

the result of neglecting intrahousehold inequality will probably be considerable understatement of the levels of poverty and inequality.

With the Philippine data, measured levels of inequality and poverty were off 30 percent as a result of ignoring intrahousehold variation, and 2 Author: Lawrence Haddad and Ravi Kanbur. How Serious Is the Neglect of Intra-Household Inequality.

By Lawrence Haddad and Ravi Kanbur. Abstract. The object of this paper is to develop a framework in which the consequences of ignoring intrahousehold inequality in the measurement and decomposition of inequality and poverty can be assessed, and to apply this framework to a dataset from Author: Lawrence Haddad and Ravi Kanbur.

The decision on whether or not to undertake costly intra-household oriented surveys thus depends on whether the policy maker is more concerned with errors in the levels than with errors in the patterns of inequality and poverty. Place, publisher, year, edition, pages Stockholm: IIES,p.

43 Series. InHaddad and Kanbur assessed how serious the neglect of intra-household distribution is when considering poverty in calorie intake (Haddad & Kanbur, ). Using Philippine data they show that 30 to 40 percent of all inequality is intra-household inequality and would be.

Sorry, our data provider has not provided any external links therefore we are unable to provide a link to the full text. Haddad and R. Kanbur (), ‘How serious is the neglect of health, and inequality in the intrahousehold distribution of food in low‐ Development Economics: Critical Concepts in Development Studies 7 File Size: KB.

How Serious is the Neglect of Intra-Household Inequality?: (What Difference does it make to the Measurement and Decomposition of Inequality and Poverty?) Abstract.

The object of this paper is to develop a framework in which the consequences of ignoring intra-household inequality in the measurement and decomposition of inequality and Author: Lawrence Haddad and Ravi Kanbur.

The Intrahousehold Disadvantages Framework: A Framework for the Analysis of Intra-household Difference and Inequality. Vincent J. Bolt and Kate Bird Overseas Development Institute CPRC Working Paper No 32 Chronic Poverty Research Centre. ISBN Number: July The traditional multi-dimensional measures have failed to properly project the vulnerability of human-beings towards poverty.

Some of the reasons behind this inability may be the failure of the existing measures to recognise the graduality inside the concept of poverty and the disparities within the household in wealth distribution. So this work wants to develop a measure to Author: Sugata Sen. The neglect of intra-household inequalities affects the assessment of levels of poverty and inequality because it assumes an equal distribution of resources among household members.

This could lead to a skewed view of progress towards eliminating child. How serious is the neglect of intra-household inequality in multi-dimensional poverty indices.

Discussion Papers, No.Courant Research Centre, ‘Poverty, Equity and Growth in Developing and Transition Countries; Statistical Methods and Empirical Analysis’, Georg-August-Universität by: 5. This study was conducted in Kabwe city of Zambia during June to august The city was divided in to three zones – more developed, medium developed and backward.

From each zone one area, i.e., Highridge, Katundo and Makululu, respectively, was selected. The purpose of study was to know the impact of intra-household resource distribution on woman’s bargaining : Syed Ali, Bupe Simuchimba, Christabel Ngongola.

Intra-household income inequality and poverty in a small developing economy. Most of the book’s measurement and statistical tools have been.

The evidence of intrahousehold bargaining power may explain the inequality to some extent [15,16]. There is a reallocation effect between family Author: Indraneel Dasgupta. How Serious is the Neglect of Intra-Household Inequality in Multi-Dimensional Poverty Indices. Stephan Klasen, Rahul Lahoti; Economics; ; Real Property Taxation and Its Potential as a Major Source of Local Revenue.

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Barrett. Contents may have variations from the printed book or be incomplete or contain other coding. Haddad and R. Kanbur (),?How serious is the neglect of intrahousehold inequality??, Economic Journal, ().

Sanjiv M. Ravi Kanbur (born 28 August ), is T.H. Lee Professor of World Affairs, International Professor of Applied Economics, and Professor of Economics at Cornell University.

He worked for the World Bank for almost two decades and was the director of the World Development Report. Kanbur is president of the Human Development and Capability Association (HDCA) from Alma mater: University of Cambridge, University of.

Apart from its impact on measures of inequality and poverty, neglect of intrahousehold inequality also affects policy interventions that try to target individuals within the household, such as young children or women.

A model of intrahousehold allocation as a function, among other things, of overall household resources is needed. Lawrence James Haddad (born 17 June ), is a British economist whose main research interests are the intersection of poverty, food insecurity and malnutrition, including poverty dynamics, social capital, HIV/AIDS, social protection, agriculture and poverty, and women's empowerment.

He is the Executive Director of the Global Alliance for Improved Nutrition and Alma mater: Stanford University. the evolution of inequality over the last decades.

While the usual story - a large surge in inequality between and - applies to inequality across household, it is compensated by a considerable reduction of intra-household inequality - so that total inequality (across individuals) remains more or less constant over the period ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: x, pages: illustrations ; 22 cm.

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By ignoring intra-household inequality, do we underestimate the widespread, such intra-household inequalities might be particularly serious, as they might drop some individuals to very low levels of welfare.

Recent attempts at approaching this issue with nonmonetary measures of poverty exist. Klasen and -Author: Philippe de Vreyer, Sylvie Lambert. Haddad, L. and Kanbur, R. (), ‘ How serious is the neglect of intra-household inequality? ’, Economic Journal,– Hauser, R.

and Semerau, P. (), ‘Trends in poverty and low income in the Federal Republic of Germany’, presented at the EUROSTAT Seminar on Poverty Statistics in the EC, Noordwijk, by: How Serious is the Neglect of Intra-Household Inequality in Multi-Dimensional Poverty Indices?

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