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Calculating Income Distribution Indices From Micro-Data

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Explains that researchers can calculate Gini indices easily and cheaply using widely available data management and statistical packages.

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  • Jenkins, Stephen, 1988. "Calculating Income Distribution Indices From Micro-Data," National Tax Journal, National Tax Association, vol. 41(1), pages 139-142, March.
  • Handle: RePEc:ntj:journl:v:41:y:1988:i:1:p:139-42
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