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The class of absolute decomposable inequality measures

Bosmans, Kristof and Cowell, Frank (2010) The class of absolute decomposable inequality measures. Economics Letters, 109 (3). pp. 154-156. ISSN 0165-1765

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Identification Number: 10.1016/j.econlet.2010.09.007

Abstract

We provide a parsimonious axiomatisation of the complete class of absolute inequality indices. Our approach uses only a weak form of decomposability and does not require a priori that the measures be differentiable.

Item Type: Article
Official URL: http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/journal/01651...
Additional Information: © 2010 Elsevier
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HB Economic Theory
Sets: Departments > Economics
Collections > Economists Online
Research centres and groups > Suntory and Toyota International Centres for Economics and Related Disciplines (STICERD)
Research centres and groups > Centre for Analysis of Social Exclusion (CASE)
Date Deposited: 14 Apr 2011 11:57
Last Modified: 14 Apr 2011 11:57
URI: http://eprints.lse.ac.uk/id/eprint/35121

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