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The ‘Extended’ Atkinson family: The class of multiplicatively decomposable inequality measures, and some new graphical procedures for analysts

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  • Casilda Lasso de la Vega

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  • Ana Urrutia

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Article provided by Springer in its journal The Journal of Economic Inequality.

Volume (Year): 6 (2008)
Issue (Month): 2 (June)
Pages: 211-225

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Handle: RePEc:kap:jecinq:v:6:y:2008:i:2:p:211-225

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Keywords: Atkinson indices; inequality measurement; multiplicative decomposition;

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  9. Cowell, Frank A, 1980. "On the Structure of Additive Inequality Measures," Review of Economic Studies, Wiley Blackwell, vol. 47(3), pages 521-31, April.
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Cited by:
  1. Frank Cowell & Carlo V. Fiorio, 2009. "Inequality decomposition: a reconciliation," LSE Research Online Documents on Economics 25431, London School of Economics and Political Science, LSE Library.
  2. Eva Camacho-Cuena & Tibor Neugebauer & Christian Seidl, 2007. "Leaky Buckets Versus Compensating Justice: An Experimental Investigation," Working Papers 74, ECINEQ, Society for the Study of Economic Inequality.
  3. Arthur Charpentier & Stephane Mussard, 2010. "Income Inequality Games," Cahiers de recherche 10-03, Departement d'Economique de la Faculte d'administration à l'Universite de Sherbrooke.
  4. Li Donni, P; & Peragine, V; & Pignataro G;, 2011. "Measuring equity in health: a normative decomposition," Health, Econometrics and Data Group (HEDG) Working Papers 11/06, HEDG, c/o Department of Economics, University of York.
  5. Judith A. Clarke & Nilanjana Roy, 2010. "On Statistical Inference for Inequality Measures Calculated from Complex Survey Data," Econometrics Working Papers 1002, Department of Economics, University of Victoria.
  6. Ana Marta Urrutia Careaga & Francisco José Goerlich Gisbert & Mª Casilda Lasso de la Vega, 2009. "Generalizing the S-Gini Family: Some Properties," Working Papers. Serie AD 2009-16, Instituto Valenciano de Investigaciones Económicas, S.A. (Ivie).
  7. Francisco J. Goerlich-Gisbert & Casilda Lasso de la Vega & Ana Marta Urrutia, 2009. "The ‘extended’ Atkinson family and changes in the expenditure distribution. Spain 1973/74-2003," Journal of Income Distribution, Journal of Income Distribution, vol. 18(1), pages 20-41, March.
  8. Casilda Lasso de la Vega & Ana Urrutia & Oscar Volij, 2013. "An axiomatic characterization of the Theil inequality ordering," Economic Theory, Springer, vol. 54(3), pages 757-776, November.
  9. Frank Cowell & Carlo V. Fiorio, 2010. "GINI DP 4: Inequality Decompositions," GINI Discussion Papers 4, AIAS, Amsterdam Institute for Advanced Labour Studies.
  10. Casilda Lasso de la Vega & Ana Urrutia & Oscar Volij, 2011. "An Axiomatic Characterization Of The Theil Inequality Order," Working Papers 1103, Ben-Gurion University of the Negev, Department of Economics.

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