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A deprivation-based axiomatic characterization of the absolute Bonferroni index of inequality

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  • Satya Chakravarty, 2007. "A deprivation-based axiomatic characterization of the absolute Bonferroni index of inequality," The Journal of Economic Inequality, Springer;Society for the Study of Economic Inequality, vol. 5(3), pages 339-351, December.
  • Handle: RePEc:kap:jecinq:v:5:y:2007:i:3:p:339-351 DOI: 10.1007/s10888-006-9054-4
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    Keywords

    inequality; Bonferroni index; welfare; transfers; depression; characterization; C43; D31; D63; O15;

    JEL classification:

    • C43 - Mathematical and Quantitative Methods - - Econometric and Statistical Methods: Special Topics - - - Index Numbers and Aggregation
    • D31 - Microeconomics - - Distribution - - - Personal Income and Wealth Distribution
    • D63 - Microeconomics - - Welfare Economics - - - Equity, Justice, Inequality, and Other Normative Criteria and Measurement
    • O15 - Economic Development, Innovation, Technological Change, and Growth - - Economic Development - - - Economic Development: Human Resources; Human Development; Income Distribution; Migration

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