A Simple Proof Of Foster’S (1983) Characterization Of The Theil Measure Of Inequality
AbstractWe provide a simple proof of Foster's (1983) characterization of the Theil inequality index.
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Bibliographic InfoPaper provided by Ben-Gurion University of the Negev, Department of Economics in its series Working Papers with number 1304.
Length: 12 pages
Date of creation: 2013
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Theil index; axiomatic characterization; income inequality;
Other versions of this item:
- Lasso de la Vega, Casilda & Volij, Oscar, 2013. "A simple proof of Foster's (1983) characterization of the Theil measure of inequality," Economic Modelling, Elsevier, vol. 35(C), pages 940-943.
- D63 - Microeconomics - - Welfare Economics - - - Equity, Justice, Inequality, and Other Normative Criteria and Measurement
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- 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.
- Foster, James E., 1983. "An axiomatic characterization of the Theil measure of income inequality," Journal of Economic Theory, Elsevier, vol. 31(1), pages 105-121, October.
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