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Inequality measurement for ordered response health data

Abul Naga, Ramses H. and Yalcin, Tarik (2007) Inequality measurement for ordered response health data. DARP (92). Suntory and Toyota International Centres for Economics and Related Disciplines, London, UK.

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When health status is an ordered response variable, Allison and Foster (2004) postulate that a distribution Q exhibits more inequality than a distribution P if Q is obtained from P via a sequence of median preserving spreads. This paper introduces a parametric family of inequality indices which are founded on the Allison and Foster ordering.

Item Type: Monograph (Discussion Paper)
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Additional Information: © 2007 Ramses H. Abul Naga and Tarik Yalcin
Divisions: STICERD
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HV Social pathology. Social and public welfare. Criminology
JEL classification: I - Health, Education, and Welfare > I3 - Welfare and Poverty
I - Health, Education, and Welfare > I1 - Health
Date Deposited: 05 Jul 2008 12:40
Last Modified: 15 Sep 2023 23:11

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