The Measurement of Inequality by Components of Total Expenditure

Posted: 11 Oct 1999

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Henri Theil

University of Florida

Charles Moss

University of Florida - Food & Resource Economics Department

Abstract

An informational approach is used for the measurement of the inequality of each component of total consumption expenditure. The approach is applied to data of the International Comparison Project.

JEL Classification: D31

Suggested Citation

Theil, Henri and Moss, Charles B., The Measurement of Inequality by Components of Total Expenditure. Empirical Economics, Vol. 24, Iss. 3, August 1999. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=179551

Henri Theil

University of Florida

Food and Resource Economics Dept. P. O. Box 518
Gainesville, FL 32610-0496
United States

Charles B. Moss (Contact Author)

University of Florida - Food & Resource Economics Department ( email )

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P.O. Box 110240
Gainesville, FL 32611-0240
United States
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352-392-3646 (Fax)

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