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A simple way to calculate the Gini coefficient, and some implications


  • Milanovic, Branko


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  • Milanovic, Branko, 1997. "A simple way to calculate the Gini coefficient, and some implications," Economics Letters, Elsevier, vol. 56(1), pages 45-49, September.
  • Handle: RePEc:eee:ecolet:v:56:y:1997:i:1:p:45-49

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