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Decomposition of bivariate inequality indices by attributes

Abul Naga, Ramses H. and Geoffard, Pierre-Yves (2006) Decomposition of bivariate inequality indices by attributes. DARP, 83. Suntory and Toyota International Centres for Economics and Related Disciplines, London School of Economics and Political Science, London, UK.

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Abstract

We provide, for the class of relative bidimensional inequality indices, a decomposition of inequality into two univariate Atkinson-Kolm-Sen indices and a third statistic which depends on the joint distribution of resources.

Item Type: Monograph (Discussion Paper)
Official URL: http://sticerd.lse.ac.uk
Additional Information: © 2006 Ramses H. Abul Naga and Pierre-Yves Geoffard
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HB Economic Theory
JEL classification: D - Microeconomics > D3 - Distribution > D31 - Personal Income, Wealth, and Their Distributions
D - Microeconomics > D6 - Welfare Economics > D63 - Equity, Justice, Inequality, and Other Normative Criteria and Measurement
Sets: Collections > Economists Online
Research centres and groups > Suntory and Toyota International Centres for Economics and Related Disciplines (STICERD)
Date Deposited: 07 Jul 2008 07:14
Last Modified: 01 Oct 2010 08:57
URI: http://eprints.lse.ac.uk/id/eprint/6541

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