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The sensitivity of income polarization

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  • Mohammad Hussain, 2009. "The sensitivity of income polarization," The Journal of Economic Inequality, Springer;Society for the Study of Economic Inequality, vol. 7(3), pages 207-223, September.
  • Handle: RePEc:kap:jecinq:v:7:y:2009:i:3:p:207-223
    DOI: 10.1007/s10888-007-9072-x
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    Keywords

    Income polarization; Sensitivity; Equivalence scale; Accounting period; Bi-polarization; D31; D63; I31;

    JEL classification:

    • D31 - Microeconomics - - Distribution - - - Personal Income and Wealth Distribution
    • D63 - Microeconomics - - Welfare Economics - - - Equity, Justice, Inequality, and Other Normative Criteria and Measurement
    • I31 - Health, Education, and Welfare - - Welfare, Well-Being, and Poverty - - - General Welfare, Well-Being

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