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Measuring inequality

by Frank A. Cowell

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Published by P. Allan in Oxford .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Income distribution.,
  • Poverty.

  • Edition Notes

    Statement[by] F. A. Cowell.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHB601 .C63 1977b
    The Physical Object
    Pagination[6], 193 p. :
    Number of Pages193
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL4287007M
    ISBN 100860030172, 0860031187
    LC Control Number78313850

    Health inequality and inequity have recently been discussed and examined extensively, [21,30] for example, and comprehensively reviewed. However, contrary conceptual and empirical evidence about the causes of health inequality also exists []. The difference in evidence involves differing approaches to measuring and analysing by: Providing basic foundations for measuring inequality from the perspective of distributional properties. This monograpg reviews a set of widely used summary inequality measures, and the lesser known relative distribution method provides the basic rationale behind each measure and discusses their interconnections.

    Inequalities and Their Measurement This paper is a review of the recent advances in the measurement of inequality. Inequality can have several dimensions. Economists are mostly concerned with the income and consumption dimensions of inequality. Several inequality indices including the most widely. This book constructs a measure of education inequality using time-series cross-national data and utilizes real-world examples based on author interviews. It provides insights into how classic trade theory might be applied more broadly to generate expectations not only about income distribution, but also about investment in human capital.

    Handbook on poverty and inequality (English) Abstract. The handbook on poverty and inequality provides tools to measure, describe, monitor, evaluate, and analyze poverty. It provides background materials for designing poverty reduction strategies. This book is intended for researchers and policy analysts Cited by: Provides a short and accessible introduction to the concept of economic inequality and how inequality can be modelled and measured. The first edition was published in ; changes in the new edition reflect the wealth of material that has appeared in the literature on the axiomatic foundation of inequality analysis, on the formal relationships Author: Frank A. Cowell.


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Measuring Inequality tackles these questions and examines the underlying principles of inequality measurement and its relation to welfare economics, distributional analysis, and information theory.

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To assess inequality, economists often use a measure called the Gini coefficient, which is based on the differences between people in incomes, wealth, or some other measure.

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