Measuring Inequality Without the Pigou-Dalton Condition

Chateauneuf, Alain and Moyes, Patrick (2005). Measuring Inequality Without the Pigou-Dalton Condition. UNU-WIDER.

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  • Sub-type Research paper
    Author Chateauneuf, Alain
    Moyes, Patrick
    Title Measuring Inequality Without the Pigou-Dalton Condition
    Volume/Issue No. 2/1/2005
    Publication Date 2005
    Place of Publication Helsinki
    Publisher UNU-WIDER
    Pages 37
    Language eng
    Abstract

    Typical welfare and inequality measures are required to be Lorenz consistent which guarantees that inequality decreases and welfare increases as a result of a progressive transfer. We explore the implications for welfare and inequality measurement of subs

    Keyword Equality and inequality
    Income distribution
    Measurement (poverty)
    Welfare economics
    Copyright Holder UNU-WIDER
    Copyright Year 2005
    Copyright type Fair use permitted
    ISSN 18102611
    ISBN 9789291906659
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