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Gini indices as areas and covariances: what is the difference between the two representations?

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  • Edna Schechtman
  • Ricardas Zitikis

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  • Edna Schechtman & Ricardas Zitikis, 2006. "Gini indices as areas and covariances: what is the difference between the two representations?," Metron - International Journal of Statistics, Dipartimento di Statistica, Probabilità e Statistiche Applicate - University of Rome, vol. 0(3), pages 385-397.
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