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Dos familias numerables de medidas de desigualdad

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  • Luis José Imedio Olmedo

    (Universidad de Málaga)

  • Elena Bárcena Martín

    (Universidad de Málaga)

Abstract

En este trabajo se estudian dos familias numerables de índices de desigualdad que se obtienen como transformaciones lineales de los momentos respecto del origen de la curva de Lorenz y de su curva dual, al considerar tales curvas como funciones de distribución. Se presenta una visión unificada de ambas familias, tratando de clarificar su paralelismo y divergencia. En el ámbito normativo, se obtienen las funciones de preferencia social que relacionan bienestar y desigualdad. Ello permite, por una parte, analizar su grado de aversión a la desigualdad y, por otra, establecer las condiciones bajo las cuales los índices satisfacen el Principio de Transferencias Decrecientes y/o su versión posicional.

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  • Luis José Imedio Olmedo & Elena Bárcena Martín, 2007. "Dos familias numerables de medidas de desigualdad," Investigaciones Economicas, Fundación SEPI, vol. 31(1), pages 191-217, January.
  • Handle: RePEc:iec:inveco:v:31:y:2007:i:1:p:191-217
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    1. Luis José Imedio Olmedo, 2012. "Propiedades redistributivas del impuesto lineal," Hacienda Pública Española, IEF, vol. 201(2), pages 93-111, June.

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    Keywords

    Caracterización de la curva de Lorenz; aversión a la desigualdad; principios de transferencias.;

    JEL classification:

    • C10 - Mathematical and Quantitative Methods - - Econometric and Statistical Methods and Methodology: General - - - General
    • D31 - Microeconomics - - Distribution - - - Personal Income and Wealth Distribution
    • I38 - Health, Education, and Welfare - - Welfare, Well-Being, and Poverty - - - Government Programs; Provision and Effects of Welfare Programs

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