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La décomposition de l’indicateur de Gini en sous-groupes : une revue de la littérature

  • Stéphane Mussard

    ()

    (GREDI, Université de Sherbrooke and GEREM, Université de Perpignan)

  • Françoise Seyte

    ()

    (CREA, University of Luxembourg, Faculty of Law Economics and Finance)

  • Michel Terraza

    ()

    (LAMETA, Université de Montpellier I)

Gini and entropy are the most use measures to gauge income inequalities. We show that each measure yields different subgroup decomposition techniques into within-group inequalities and between-group inequalities. Then, we show that the Gini index has been decomposed into many ways to bring out a third measure of income inequalities.scales.

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