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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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)|
|Additional Information:||© 2006 Ramses H. Abul Naga and Pierre-Yves Geoffard|
|Uncontrolled Keywords:||multidimensional inequality, relative indices, correlation increasing transfers, copulas|
|Library of Congress subject classification:||H Social Sciences > HB Economic Theory|
|Journal of Economic Literature Classification System:||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
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