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More on the measurement of inequality

Atkinson, Anthony B. (2008) More on the measurement of inequality. The Journal of Economic Inequality, 6 (3). pp. 277-283. ISSN 1569-1721

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Abstract

The article, written in 1973, examines what comparisons of income distributions can be made when Lorenz curves cross, employing the concept of third-order stochastic dominance.

Item Type: Article
Official URL: http://www.springer.com/economics/growth/journal/1...
Additional Information: © 2007 Springer Science+Business Media, LLC
Library of Congress subject classification: H Social Sciences > HB Economic Theory
Journal of Economic Literature Classification System: D - Microeconomics > D6 - Welfare Economics > D63 - Equity, Justice, Inequality, and Other Normative Criteria and Measurement
Sets: Departments > Economics
Collections > Economists Online
Research centres and groups > Suntory and Toyota International Centres for Economics and Related Disciplines (STICERD)
Rights: http://www.lse.ac.uk/library/usingTheLibrary/academicSupport/OA/depositYourResearch.aspx
Date Deposited: 28 Mar 2011 10:29
URL: http://eprints.lse.ac.uk/33662/

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