Inequality Decompositions - A Reconciliation
Econpubblica Working Paper No. 133
35 Pages Posted: 5 Feb 2009
Date Written: October 5, 2008
We show how classic source-decomposition and subgroup-decomposition methods can be reconciled with regression methodology used in recent literature. We also highlight some pitfalls that arise from uncritical use of the regression approach. Examples are provided using the LIS database.
Keywords: inequality, decomposition
JEL Classification: D63
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