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Table 7 Poverty and inequality before and after the reform

From: An ex ante evaluation of the Revenu de Solidarité Active by micro–macro simulation techniques

Scenario Headcount ratio Poverty gap ratio Gini coefficient D9/D1
Baseline 0.1397 (0.0034) 0.0372 (0.0013) 0.2949 (0.0035) 3.6628 (0.0482)
Short run 0.1255 (0.0033) 0.0337 (0.0012) 0.2873 (0.0035) 3.5391 (0.0479)
Long run 0.1241 (0.0033) 0.0333 (0.0012) 0.2871 (0.0035) 3.5266 (0.0476)
  1. Notes: Standard errors in parentheses. Poverty and inequality indices are computed on equivalized (OECD modified scales) disposable income. The poverty line is set at 60% of the median income of the baseline scenario.
  2. Source: our simulations using SYSIFF2006 micro–macro simulation model.