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Intersecting Lorenz Curves, the Degree of Downside Inequality Aversion, and Tax Reforms

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  • W. Chiu, 2007. "Intersecting Lorenz Curves, the Degree of Downside Inequality Aversion, and Tax Reforms," Social Choice and Welfare, Springer;The Society for Social Choice and Welfare, vol. 28(3), pages 375-399, April.
  • Handle: RePEc:spr:sochwe:v:28:y:2007:i:3:p:375-399
    DOI: 10.1007/s00355-006-0170-7
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    5. Tommaso Lando & Lucio Bertoli-Barsotti, 2016. "Weak orderings for intersecting Lorenz curves," METRON, Springer;Sapienza Università di Roma, vol. 74(2), pages 177-192, August.

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