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Computation of the compensating variation within a random utility model using GAUSS software

Marilena Locatelli () and Steinar Strøm

CHILD Working Papers from CHILD - Centre for Household, Income, Labour and Demographic economics - ITALY

Abstract: In this paper we describe a software instrument, implemented with GAUSS, to evaluate a tax reform in terms of change in household welfare, and in particular in term of Compensating Variation (CV), within a random utility model. The program flow and the program list with comments are supplied.

Keywords: Compensating variation; computing welfare change; GAUSS application; tax system evaluation (search for similar items in EconPapers)
JEL-codes: C63 B21 (search for similar items in EconPapers)
New Economics Papers: this item is included in nep-cmp, nep-ict and nep-upt
Date: 2006-01
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