Decomposition of Bivariate Inequality Indicesby Attributes
12 Pages Posted: 21 Feb 2008
Date Written: February 2006
We provide, for the class of relative bidimensional inequality indices, adecomposition of inequality into two univariate Atkinson-Kolm-Senindices and a third statistic which depends on the joint distribution ofresources.
JEL Classification: D31, D63
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