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A Decomposition of Inequality and Poverty Changes in the Context of Macroeconomic Adjustment: A Microsimulation Study for Côte d'Ivoire

Michael Grimm

in Growth, Inequality, and Poverty: Prospects for Pro-poor Economic Development

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
April 2004
ISBN:
9780199268658
eISBN:
9780191600876
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199268657.003.0010
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

Proposes a microeconomic decomposition of the evolution of income inequality in Côte d’Ivoire in the 1990s, allowing in‐depth analysis of the evolution of the distribution of income. It shows, for ... More


Educational Expansion and Income Distribution: A Microsimulation for Ceará

Francisco H. G. Ferreira and Phillippe George Leite

in Growth, Inequality, and Poverty: Prospects for Pro-poor Economic Development

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
April 2004
ISBN:
9780199268658
eISBN:
9780191600876
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199268657.003.0011
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

Does more education really mean less poverty and less inequality? This study presents the results of a microsimulation exercise for the Brazilian State of Ceará, which suggests that broad‐based ... More


Estimating the Impact of the Demand for Consumer-Driven Health Plans Following the 2012 Supreme Court Decision of the Constitutionality of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act

Stephen T. Parente

in The Future of Healthcare Reform In the United States

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780226254951
eISBN:
9780226255002
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226255002.003.0006
Subject:
Law, Medical Law

This chapter assesses which of the alternative proposals to the Affordable Care Act (ACA) may have the most impact in terms of cost per capita of covering the uninsured. Microsimulations estimate the ... More


Computational Simulation Modeling: A Tale of Five Models for Health Policy Analysis

Michael C. Wolfson

in Complex Systems and Population Health

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
July 2020
ISBN:
9780190880743
eISBN:
9780190880774
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190880743.003.0017
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This chapter illustrates computer simulation “model thinking,” with brief descriptions of five recent health models along an abstract to applied spectrum. The author starts with a very simple model ... More


Social Security’s Financial Outlook and Reforms: An Independent Evaluation

Jagadeesh Gokhale

in Pathways to Fiscal Reform in the United States

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780262028301
eISBN:
9780262321914
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262028301.003.0003
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

In this chapter, Jagadeesh Gokhale argues that the financial problems of the Social Security program are likely to be understated under the current projections and analysis provided by the program’s ... More


Microsimulation modelling and the use of evidence

Robert Tanton and Ben Phillips

in Evidence-Based Policy Making in the Social Sciences: Methods That Matter

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781447329367
eISBN:
9781447329480
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447329367.003.0011
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

This chapter provides an overview of microsimulation modelling and how it is used to evaluate policy with an emphasis on tax and government cash benefits. The chapter will provide a brief history and ... More


Fiscal austerity and income distribution in Italy

Massimo Baldini

in The Italian welfare state in a European perspective: A comparative analysis

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9781447316886
eISBN:
9781447316909
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447316886.003.0012
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

The chapter evaluates the distributive impact of the fiscal consolidation measures introduced by the Italian government during the great recession. Using a microsimulation model, we discuss which ... More


Decision Models in Cost-Effectiveness Analysis

Karen M. Kuntz, Louise B. Russell, Douglas K. Owens, Gillian D. Sanders, Thomas A. Trikalinos, and Joshua A. Salomon

in Cost-Effectiveness in Health and Medicine

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780190492939
eISBN:
9780190492960
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190492939.003.0005
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

This is a new chapter and underscores recent advances in the field. Analysts typically face situations in which the data available about the costs and effects of different interventions come from ... More


Policy and Poverty in Seven European Union Countries in the Lisbon Decade: The Contribution of Tax−Benefit Policy Changes

John Hills, Alari Paulus, Holly Sutherland, and Iva Tasseva

in Decent Incomes for All: Improving Policies in Europe

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
December 2018
ISBN:
9780190849696
eISBN:
9780190849726
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190849696.003.0006
Subject:
Social Work, Social Policy, Research and Evaluation

This chapter examines the extent to which tax and benefit policy changes introduced in the period 2001−2011 had poverty- or inequality-reducing effects. The analysis uses the tax−benefit model ... More


Distributive Effects of the Crisis in the European Periphery

Manos Matsaganis and Chrysa Leventi

in Decent Incomes for All: Improving Policies in Europe

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
December 2018
ISBN:
9780190849696
eISBN:
9780190849726
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190849696.003.0007
Subject:
Social Work, Social Policy, Research and Evaluation

This chapter aims to provide an assessment of the distributional implications of the economic crisis in Greece, Spain, Italy, Portugal, Latvia, Lithuania, and Romania in the period 2009−2013. On the ... More


Microsimulation

Sanjay Basu

in Systems Science and Population Health

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
March 2017
ISBN:
9780190492397
eISBN:
9780190492427
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190492397.003.0009
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Epidemiology, Public Health

This chapter features a thorough discussion on how to determine if a microsimulation modeling approach may be relevant in terms of addressing a given problem in population health. It details the ... More


Retirement Replacement Rates: What and How

Andrew G. Biggs

in Retirement System Risk Management: Implications of the New Regulatory Order

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780198787372
eISBN:
9780191835483
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198787372.003.0008
Subject:
Business and Management, Pensions and Pension Management, Finance, Accounting, and Banking

Replacement rate targets are a commonly used tool in retirement planning, measured as the ratio of retirement income to pre-retirement earnings. Yet there is an active debate on how replacement rates ... More


The Design of In-work Benefits: How to Boost Employment and Combat Poverty in Belgium?

Dieter Vandelannoote and Gerlinde Verbist

in Decent Incomes for All: Improving Policies in Europe

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
December 2018
ISBN:
9780190849696
eISBN:
9780190849726
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190849696.003.0012
Subject:
Social Work, Social Policy, Research and Evaluation

This chapter focuses on the impact of the design of in-work benefits on work incentives and poverty reduction. Focusing on one country, Belgium, microsimulation techniques are used to study stylized ... More


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