A Simple Proof of Lorenz Dominance Criterion
AbstractThis article provides a simple proof of the Lorenz dominance criterion for two non-decreasing income transformations. The criterion is extended the most general case, with only very mild restrictions on the form of initial income distribution or the properties of the income transformations.
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Date of creation: Feb 2005
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Publication status: forthcoming in "mathematical Social Science"
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Inequality; Income transformation; Lorenz Dominance.;
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- D63 - Microeconomics - - Welfare Economics - - - Equity, Justice, Inequality, and Other Normative Criteria and Measurement
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- NEP-ALL-2005-06-14 (All new papers)
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