The Class of Absolute Decomposable Inequality Measures
Posted: 13 May 2009
Date Written: February 2009
We provide a parsimonious axiomatisation of the complete class of absolute nequality indices. Our approach uses only a weak form of decomposability and does not require a priori that the measures be differentiable.
JEL Classification: D63, H20, H21
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