On a Distance Function-Based Inequality Measure in the Spirit of the Bonferroni and Gini Indices

Subramanian, Sreenivasan (2012). On a Distance Function-Based Inequality Measure in the Spirit of the Bonferroni and Gini Indices. UNU-WIDER.

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  • Sub-type Working paper
    Author Subramanian, Sreenivasan
    Title On a Distance Function-Based Inequality Measure in the Spirit of the Bonferroni and Gini Indices
    Volume/Issue No. 2012/62
    Publication Date 2012
    Place of Publication Helsinki
    Publisher UNU-WIDER
    Pages 16
    Language eng
    Abstract

    A natural way of viewing an inequality or a poverty measure is in terms of the vector distance between an actual (empirical) distribution of incomes and some appropriately normative distribution (reflecting a perfectly equal distribution of incomes, or a

    Keyword Equality and inequality
    Income
    Measurement (poverty)
    Public welfare
    Copyright Holder UNU-WIDER
    Copyright Year 2012
    Copyright type Fair use permitted
    ISSN 17987237
    ISBN 9789292305253
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