Bosmans, Kristof and Cowell, Frank (2009) The class of absolute decomposable inequality measures. Distributional Analysis Research Programme Papers, DARP 99. The Toyota Centre, London School of Economics and Political Science, London, UK.
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We provide a parsimonious axiomatisation of the complete class of absolute nequality indices. Our approach uses only a weak form of decomposability and does not require a priori that the measures be differentiable.
|Item Type:||Monograph (Discussion Paper)|
|Additional Information:||© 2009 the authors|
|Library of Congress subject classification:||H Social Sciences > HB Economic Theory|
|Journal of Economic Literature Classification System:||H - Public Economics > H2 - Taxation, Subsidies, and Revenue > H21 - Efficiency; Optimal Taxation
H - Public Economics > H2 - Taxation, Subsidies, and Revenue > H20 - General
D - Microeconomics > D6 - Welfare Economics > D63 - Equity, Justice, Inequality, and Other Normative Criteria and Measurement
|Sets:||Collections > Economists Online
Departments > Economics
Research centres and groups > Suntory and Toyota International Centres for Economics and Related Disciplines (STICERD)
|Identification Number:||DARP 99|
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