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Social Exclusion Orderings


  • Satya R. Chakravarty

    () (Indian Statistical Institute, Kolkata, India)

  • Claudio Zoli

    () (Department of Economics (University of Verona))


We consider the problem of measuring social exclusion using qualitative data. We suggest a class of social exclusion indicators deriving the partial orderings associated with dominace for these indicators. We characterize the set of transformations on the distribution of individual deprivation scores underlying the dominace conditions proposed.

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  • Satya R. Chakravarty & Claudio Zoli, 2009. "Social Exclusion Orderings," Working Papers 66/2009, University of Verona, Department of Economics.
  • Handle: RePEc:ver:wpaper:66/2009

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    1. José V. Gallegos & Gaston Yalonetzky, 2015. "Robust ``pro-poorest'' poverty reduction with counting measures: The anonymous case," Working Papers 361, ECINEQ, Society for the Study of Economic Inequality.
    2. José V. Gallegos & Gaston Yalonetzky, 2014. "Robust ``pro-poorest'' poverty reduction with counting measures: the non-anonymous case," Working Papers 351, ECINEQ, Society for the Study of Economic Inequality.

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    Social esclusion; dominance; measures.;

    JEL classification:

    • D31 - Microeconomics - - Distribution - - - Personal Income and Wealth Distribution
    • D63 - Microeconomics - - Welfare Economics - - - Equity, Justice, Inequality, and Other Normative Criteria and Measurement

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