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A fresh look at the topical interest of the Gini concentration ratio

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  • Giovanni Maria Giorgi

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  • Giovanni Maria Giorgi, 2005. "A fresh look at the topical interest of the Gini concentration ratio," Econometrics 0511005, EconWPA.
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    1. Berkhouch, Mohammed & Lakhnati, Ghizlane, 2017. "Extended Gini-type measures of risk and variability," MPRA Paper 80329, University Library of Munich, Germany.
    2. Ricardas Zitikis, 2002. "Analysis Of Indices Of Economic Inequality From A Mathematical Point Of View," RePAd Working Paper Series lrsp-TRS366, Département des sciences administratives, UQO.
    3. Mohammed Berkhouch & Ghizlane Lakhnati & Marcelo Brutti Righi, 2017. "Extended Gini-type measures of risk and variability," Papers 1707.07322, arXiv.org, revised Mar 2018.
    4. Maria Giovanna MONTI, 2007. "A note on the Dagum decomposition of the Gini inequality index," Departmental Working Papers 2007-16, Department of Economics, Management and Quantitative Methods at Università degli Studi di Milano.
    5. Joseph Gastwirth & Reza Modarres & Efstathia Bura, 2005. "The use of the Lorenz curve, Gini index and related measures of relative inequality and uniformity in securities law," Metron - International Journal of Statistics, Dipartimento di Statistica, Probabilità e Statistiche Applicate - University of Rome, vol. 0(3), pages 451-469.
    6. Claudio Ceccarelli & Giovanni Maria Giorgi, 2009. "Analysis of Gini for evaluating attrition in Italian survey on income and living condition," RIEDS - Rivista Italiana di Economia, Demografia e Statistica - Italian Review of Economics, Demography and Statistics, SIEDS Societa' Italiana di Economia Demografia e Statistica, vol. 63(1-2), pages 49-69, January-J.
    7. Edna Schechtman & Ricardas Zitikis, 2006. "Gini indices as areas and covariances: what is the difference between the two representations?," Metron - International Journal of Statistics, Dipartimento di Statistica, Probabilità e Statistiche Applicate - University of Rome, vol. 0(3), pages 385-397.
    8. Greselin, Francesca & Zitikis, Ricardas, 2015. "Measuring economic inequality and risk: a unifying approach based on personal gambles, societal preferences and references," MPRA Paper 65892, University Library of Munich, Germany.
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    10. repec:gam:jecnmx:v:6:y:2018:i:1:p:4-:d:128699 is not listed on IDEAS
    11. Walter Piesch, 2005. "A look at the structure of some extended Ginis," Metron - International Journal of Statistics, Dipartimento di Statistica, Probabilità e Statistiche Applicate - University of Rome, vol. 0(2), pages 263-296.
    12. Shlomo Yitzhaki & Edna Schechtman, 2005. "The properties of the extended Gini measures of variability and inequality," Metron - International Journal of Statistics, Dipartimento di Statistica, Probabilità e Statistiche Applicate - University of Rome, vol. 0(3), pages 401-433.
    13. Youri Davydov & Ricardas Zitikis, 2005. "An index of monotonicity and its estimation: a step beyond econometric applications of the Gini index," Metron - International Journal of Statistics, Dipartimento di Statistica, Probabilità e Statistiche Applicate - University of Rome, vol. 0(3), pages 351-372.
    14. Walter Piesch, 2005. "Bonferroni-Index und De Vergottini-Index. Zum 75. und 65. Geburtstag zweier fast vergessener Ungleichheitsmaße," Diskussionspapiere aus dem Institut für Volkswirtschaftslehre der Universität Hohenheim 259/2005, Department of Economics, University of Hohenheim, Germany.
    15. Christopher Bennett & Ričardas Zitikis, 2015. "Ignorance, lotteries, and measures of economic inequality," The Journal of Economic Inequality, Springer;Society for the Study of Economic Inequality, vol. 13(2), pages 309-316, June.
    16. Giovanni Maria Giorgi, 2011. "Corrado Gini: the man and the scientist," Metron - International Journal of Statistics, Dipartimento di Statistica, Probabilità e Statistiche Applicate - University of Rome, vol. 0(1), pages 1-28.

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    Keywords

    Evolution; strength and weaknesses; topical interest of the Gini concentration ratio;

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    • C1 - Mathematical and Quantitative Methods - - Econometric and Statistical Methods and Methodology: General
    • C2 - Mathematical and Quantitative Methods - - Single Equation Models; Single Variables
    • C3 - Mathematical and Quantitative Methods - - Multiple or Simultaneous Equation Models; Multiple Variables
    • C4 - Mathematical and Quantitative Methods - - Econometric and Statistical Methods: Special Topics
    • C5 - Mathematical and Quantitative Methods - - Econometric Modeling
    • C8 - Mathematical and Quantitative Methods - - Data Collection and Data Estimation Methodology; Computer Programs

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