Evaluating Alternative Approaches to Poverty Alleviation : Rice Tariffs Versus Targeted Transfers in Madagascar »
Series: IMF Working Papers
Author(s): Paul A. Dorosh , David Coady , and Bart Minten
Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND
Publication Date: 01 January 2008
Keywords: Rice tariffs, targeted transfers, efficiency, distribution, revenue, welfare impact, social welfare, welfare distribution, welfare function, household welfare,
This paper uses a partial equilibrium framework to evaluate the relative efficiency, distributional and revenue implications of rice tariffs and targeted transfers in Madagascar, especially in the context of identi...