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Measuring concentration: Lorenz curves and their decompositions

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  • Olga Alonso-Villar

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Volume (Year): 47 (2011)
Issue (Month): 2 (October)
Pages: 451-475

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  1. Coral Río & Olga Alonso-Villar, 2010. "Gender Segregation in the Spanish Labor Market: An Alternative Approach," Social Indicators Research, Springer, Springer, vol. 98(2), pages 337-362, September.

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