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Measuring ethnic polarization

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  • Satya Chakravarty

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  • Satya Chakravarty & Bhargav Maharaj, 2011. "Measuring ethnic polarization," Social Choice and Welfare, Springer;The Society for Social Choice and Welfare, vol. 37(3), pages 431-452, September.
  • Handle: RePEc:spr:sochwe:v:37:y:2011:i:3:p:431-452 DOI: 10.1007/s00355-010-0498-x
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    1. Satya Chakravarty & Bhargav Maharaj, 2012. "Ethnic polarization orderings and indices," Journal of Economic Interaction and Coordination, Springer;Society for Economic Science with Heterogeneous Interacting Agents, vol. 7(1), pages 99-123, May.

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