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On measuring deprivation adjusted for group disparities

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  • S. Subramanian

    () (Madras Institute of Development Studies, 79, Second Main Road, Gandhinagar, Adyar, Chennai - 600 020, Tamilnadu, India)

  • Manabi Majumdar

    () (Madras Institute of Development Studies, 79, Second Main Road, Gandhinagar, Adyar, Chennai - 600 020, Tamilnadu, India)

Abstract

This paper is concerned to present a procedure for `adjusting' a real-valued index of deprivation in such a way that the resulting measure is a summary statistic of both the average level of deprivation and the extent of inequality which obtains in its distribution.

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  • S. Subramanian & Manabi Majumdar, 2002. "On measuring deprivation adjusted for group disparities," Social Choice and Welfare, Springer;The Society for Social Choice and Welfare, vol. 19(2), pages 265-280.
  • Handle: RePEc:spr:sochwe:v:19:y:2002:i:2:p:265-280
    Note: Received: 1 February 1999/Accepted: 9 October 2000
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    1. Subramanian, S., 2004. "Indicators of Inequality and Poverty," WIDER Working Paper Series 025, World Institute for Development Economic Research (UNU-WIDER).
    2. Subramanian, S., 2005. "Reckoning Inter-group Poverty Differentials in the Measurement of Aggregate Poverty," WIDER Working Paper Series 059, World Institute for Development Economic Research (UNU-WIDER).
    3. Sreenivasan Subramanian, 2011. "Inter-group Disparities in the Distributional Analysis of Human Development: Concepts, Measurement, and Illustrative Applications," The Review of Black Political Economy, Springer;National Economic Association, vol. 38(1), pages 27-52, March.
    4. S Subramanian, 2009. "Reckoning Inter-Group Poverty Differentials In The Measurement Of Aggregate Poverty," Pacific Economic Review, Wiley Blackwell, vol. 14(1), pages 46-55, February.
    5. repec:spr:soinre:v:135:y:2018:i:1:d:10.1007_s11205-016-1473-4 is not listed on IDEAS
    6. Lidia Ceriani & Chiara Gigliarano, 2015. "An Inter-temporal Relative Deprivation Index," Social Indicators Research: An International and Interdisciplinary Journal for Quality-of-Life Measurement, Springer, vol. 124(2), pages 427-443, November.

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