Analyzing Income Distribution in Australia
AbstractThis paper contains an analysis of the sources of income inequality in Australia, based on data from the ABS income survey for 1978-79. The analysis pr oceeds by progressive decomposition of the population into component groups differentiated by characteristics such as sex, age, employment status, and occupation. Total inequality is partitioned into contrib utions from within and between the component groups, as measured by t he Shorrocks Io index. Copyright 1986 by The Economic Society of Australia.
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Volume (Year): 62 (1986)
Issue (Month): 179 (December)
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