Gini Decomposition and Gini Income Elasticity Under Income Variability
AbstractThe Gini income elasticity has been used to assess the impact of marginal proportional changes in income from a given source on inequality in total income. This note extends the methodology to take into account income variability.
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Length: 15 pages
Date of creation: 2003
Date of revision: 2004
Inequality; Gini Decomposition; Uncertainty;
Other versions of this item:
- Paul Makdissi & Quentin Wodon, 2012. "Gini Decomposition And Gini Income Elasticity Under Income Variability," Bulletin of Economic Research, Wiley Blackwell, vol. 64(2), pages 184-191, 04.
- D31 - Microeconomics - - Distribution - - - Personal Income and Wealth Distribution
- I30 - Health, Education, and Welfare - - Welfare, Well-Being, and Poverty - - - General
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- NEP-ALL-2005-08-13 (All new papers)
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