Impact of Prices, Equivalence Scales and Consumer Preferences on Inequality in Australia, 1975/76-93/94
AbstractThis paper examines inequality in Australia using four Household Expenditure Surveys (HES) between 1975/76 and 1993/94, from the Australian Burau of Statistics (ABS). The effects on inequality of the choice of welfare variable, equivalence scale and price index are examined.
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Bibliographic InfoPaper provided by Tasmania - Department of Economics in its series Papers with number 1998-06.
Length: 28 pages
Date of creation: 1998
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SOCIAL WELFARE ; PRICES ; CONSUMPTION;
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- D10 - Microeconomics - - Household Behavior - - - General
- I3 - Health, Education, and Welfare - - Welfare and Poverty
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- Paul Blacklow & Ranjan Ray, 2000.
"A Comparison of Income and Expenditure Inequality Estimates: The Australian Evidence, 1975-76 to 1993-94,"
Australian Economic Review,
The University of Melbourne, Melbourne Institute of Applied Economic and Social Research, vol. 33(4), pages 317-329.
- Blacklow, P. & Ray, R., 1999. "A Comparison of Income and Expenditure Inequality Estimates: the Australian Evidence, 1975/76 to 1993/94," Papers 1999-05, Tasmania - Department of Economics.
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