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Regional Poverty Targeting in China.

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We evaluate the effectiveness of regional targeting in China’s large-scale poverty alleviation program begun in 1986 by analyzing a panel data set of all counties in China for the period 1981–1995. Estimates of models of poor county designation and poverty fund allocation and newly defined targeting gap and targeting error measures show that political factors have affected targeting and that leakage has increased while coverage has improved. Only one of the three main programs is progressive....

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Published
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Peer reviewed

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10.1016/S0047-2727(01)00108-6

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Henry Luce Foundation More from this funder
Ford Foundation More from this funder
Publisher:
Elsevier
Journal:
Journal of Public Economics Journal website
Volume:
86
Issue:
1
Pages:
123 - 153
Publication date:
2002-10-01
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ISSN:
0047-2727
Language:
English
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oai:economics.ouls.ox.ac.uk:15134
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2011-08-16

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