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Decomposition of bivariate inequality indices by attributes

By Ramses H. Abul Naga and Pierre-Yves Geoffard

Abstract

We provide, for the class of relative bidimensional inequality indices, a decomposition of inequality into two univariate Atkinson-Kolm-Sen indices and a third statistic which depends on the joint distribution of resources

Topics: HB Economic Theory
Publisher: Suntory and Toyota International Centres for Economics and Related Disciplines, London School of Economics and Political Science
Year: 2006
OAI identifier: oai:eprints.lse.ac.uk:6541
Provided by: LSE Research Online

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