Does Educational Achievement Help to Explain Income Inequality?
AbstractIn this paper we propose to measure the inequality of educational achievements by constructing a Gini index on educational attainments. We then use the proposed measure to analyse the relationship between inequality in incomes and educational achievements.
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Bibliographic InfoPaper provided by World Institute for Development Economics Research in its series Research Paper with number 208.
Length: 46 pages
Date of creation: 2000
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INCOME ; DISCRIMINATION ; EDUCATION;
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- Daniele Checchi, 2000. "Does educational achievement help to explain income inequality?," Departmental Working Papers 2000-11, Department of Economics, Management and Quantitative Methods at Università degli Studi di Milano.
- J70 - Labor and Demographic Economics - - Labor Discrimination - - - General
- I39 - Health, Education, and Welfare - - Welfare, Well-Being, and Poverty - - - Other
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