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La medición del bienestar mediante indicadores de "renta real": caracterización de un índice de bienestar tipo Theil

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  • Antonio Villar Notario

    (Instituto Valenciano de Investigaciones Económicas)

  • José María Tomás

    (Universidad de Alicante)

The purpose of this paper is to offer a characterization of a welfare index which depends positively on total income and negatively on Theil's first inequality measure. This welfare index belongs to a family of indicators which try to link measures of income and measures of welfare (real-income indices). El objeto de este trabajo consiste en la caracterización de una medida de bienestar que depende positivamente del nivel de renta total y negativamente del primer índice de Theil. Esta medida pertenece a una familia de índices de bienestar que se formulan en términos de indicadores de "renta real", expresión que alude al propósito explícito de utilizar medidas de renta como indicadores de bienestar.

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Paper provided by Instituto Valenciano de Investigaciones Económicas, S.A. (Ivie) in its series Working Papers. Serie EC with number 1992-07.

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Length: 26 pages
Date of creation: Jul 1992
Publication status: Published by Ivie
Handle: RePEc:ivi:wpasec:1992-07
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