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Incorporating equality considerations into measures of public service output


  • Richard Jones

    (Office for National Statistics)

  • Andrew Rowlinson

    (Office for National Statistics)


The UK Centre for Measurement of Government Activity was launched in 2005 to improve measures of public service output. This article discusses how distributional weights may be used to incorporate equality considerations into these measures. It also presents the arguments for and against making this type of adjustment. Economic & Labour Market Review (2009) 3, 44–47; doi:10.1057/elmr.2009.44

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  • Richard Jones & Andrew Rowlinson, 2009. "Incorporating equality considerations into measures of public service output," Economic & Labour Market Review, Palgrave Macmillan;Office for National Statistics, vol. 3(3), pages 44-47, March.
  • Handle: RePEc:pal:ecolmr:v:3:y:2009:i:3:p:44-47

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