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Gini Decomposition And Gini Income Elasticity Under Income Variability

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  • Paul Makdissi
  • Quentin Wodon

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The Gini income elasticity has been used to assess the impact of marginal proportional changes in income from a given source on inequality in total income. This note extends the methodology to take into account income variability.

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Article provided by Wiley Blackwell in its journal Bulletin of Economic Research.

Volume (Year): 64 (2012)
Issue (Month): 2 (04)
Pages: 184-191

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  1. Lerman, Robert I & Yitzhaki, Shlomo, 1985. "Income Inequality Effects by Income," The Review of Economics and Statistics, MIT Press, vol. 67(1), pages 151-56, February.
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  1. Petr Hanel, 2003. "Impact Of Government Support Programs On Innovation By Canadian Manufacturing Firms," Cahiers de recherche, Departement d'Economique de la Faculte d'administration à l'Universite de Sherbrooke 04-02, Departement d'Economique de la Faculte d'administration à l'Universite de Sherbrooke.
  2. Pene Kalulumia & Denis Bolduc, 2004. "Generalized Mixed Estimation Of A Multinomial Discretecontinuous Choice Model For Electricity Demand," Cahiers de recherche, Departement d'Economique de la Faculte d'administration à l'Universite de Sherbrooke 04-01, Departement d'Economique de la Faculte d'administration à l'Universite de Sherbrooke.

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