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Desigualdad en la Distribución del Ingreso en Diez Ciudades Sudamericanas: Descomposición e Interpretación del Coeficiente de Gini


  • Philip Musgrove


Measuring the inequality of incomes among individuals or households by some aggregate index gives an idea of how much incomes differ, but says nothing about why those differences exist. In order to explain income differences, it is necessary to find one o

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  • Philip Musgrove, 1986. "Desigualdad en la Distribución del Ingreso en Diez Ciudades Sudamericanas: Descomposición e Interpretación del Coeficiente de Gini," Latin American Journal of Economics-formerly Cuadernos de Economía, Instituto de Economía. Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile., vol. 23(69), pages 201-228.
  • Handle: RePEc:ioe:cuadec:v:23:y:1986:i:69:p:201-228

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    1. Pyatt, Graham, 1976. "On the Interpretation and Disaggregation of Gini Coefficients," Economic Journal, Royal Economic Society, vol. 86(342), pages 243-255, June.
    2. Bourguignon, Francois, 1979. "Decomposable Income Inequality Measures," Econometrica, Econometric Society, vol. 47(4), pages 901-920, July.
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    1. World Bank, 2002. "Colombia : Poverty Report, Volume 1. Main Report," World Bank Other Operational Studies 15294, The World Bank.
    2. Vélez, Carlos Eduardo & Leibovich, Jose & Kugler, Adriana & Bouillón, Cesar & Núñez, Jairo, 2001. "The Reversal of Inequality Trends in Colombia, 1978-1995: A Combination of Persistent and Fluctuating Forces," MPRA Paper 69701, University Library of Munich, Germany.

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