A Note on the Relationship between Top Income Shares and the Gini Coefficient
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- Alvaredo, Facundo, 2011. "A note on the relationship between top income shares and the Gini coefficient," Economics Letters, Elsevier, vol. 110(3), pages 274-277, March.
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KeywordsGini coefficient; Pareto distribution; top income shares;
- D31 - Microeconomics - - Distribution - - - Personal Income and Wealth Distribution
- H2 - Public Economics - - Taxation, Subsidies, and Revenue
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