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Calculating Income Distribution Indices from Micro-Data

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  • Jenkins, Stephen

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Explains that researchers can calculate Gini indices easily and cheaply using widely available data management and statistical packages.

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Article provided by National Tax Association in its journal National Tax Journal.

Volume (Year): 41 (1988)
Issue (Month): 1 (March)
Pages: 139-42

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Handle: RePEc:ntj:journl:v:41:y:1988:i:no._1:p:139-42

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