Inequality and Welfare Evaluation of Heterogeneous Income Distributions

Shorrocks, Anthony F. (2004). Inequality and Welfare Evaluation of Heterogeneous Income Distributions. UNU-WIDER.

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    Author Shorrocks, Anthony F.
    Title Inequality and Welfare Evaluation of Heterogeneous Income Distributions
    Volume/Issue No. 1/1/2004
    Publication Date 2004
    Place of Publication Helsinki
    Publisher UNU-WIDER
    Pages 38
    Language eng
    Abstract

    This paper establishes the principles which should govern the welfare and inequality analysis of heterogeneous income distributions. Two basic criteria–the `equity preference´ condition and the `compensation principle´–are shown to be fundamentally

    Keyword Equality and inequality
    Income distribution
    Measurement (poverty)
    Methodology (poverty)
    Quality of life
    Copyright Holder UNU-WIDER
    Copyright Year 2004
    Copyright type Fair use permitted
    ISSN 18102611
    ISBN 9789291905782
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