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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, UK.

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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)
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Additional Information: © 2006 Ramses H. Abul Naga and Pierre-Yves Geoffard
Divisions: STICERD
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
Date Deposited: 07 Jul 2008 07:14
Last Modified: 16 May 2024 11:41

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