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Inequality in the relative differential sense with continuous distributions


  • Zhengli Gu


  • Paul Madden



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  • Zhengli Gu & Paul Madden, 2009. "Inequality in the relative differential sense with continuous distributions," The Journal of Economic Inequality, Springer;Society for the Study of Economic Inequality, vol. 7(2), pages 179-187, June.
  • Handle: RePEc:kap:jecinq:v:7:y:2009:i:2:p:179-187 DOI: 10.1007/s10888-007-9070-z

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    1. Gastwirth, Joseph L, 1971. "A General Definition of the Lorenz Curve," Econometrica, Econometric Society, vol. 39(6), pages 1037-1039, November.
    2. Shorrocks, Anthony F, 1983. "Ranking Income Distributions," Economica, London School of Economics and Political Science, vol. 50(197), pages 3-17, February.
    3. Chiu, W. Henry & Madden, Paul, 1998. "Burglary and income inequality," Journal of Public Economics, Elsevier, vol. 69(1), pages 123-141, July.
    4. SAVAGLIO, Ernesto, 2001. "A note on inequality criteria," CORE Discussion Papers 2001014, Université catholique de Louvain, Center for Operations Research and Econometrics (CORE).
    5. Moyes Patrick, 1994. "Inequality Reducing and Inequality Preserving Transformations of Incomes: Symmetric and Individualistic Transformations," Journal of Economic Theory, Elsevier, vol. 63(2), pages 271-298, August.
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    Lorenz inequality; Relative differential inequality; D31; D63;

    JEL classification:

    • D31 - Microeconomics - - Distribution - - - Personal Income and Wealth Distribution
    • D63 - Microeconomics - - Welfare Economics - - - Equity, Justice, Inequality, and Other Normative Criteria and Measurement


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