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Distributional Comparisons Using the Gini Inequality Measure

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Show simple item record Creedy, John 2021-08-10T01:06:30Z 2021-08-10T01:06:30Z 2021 2021
dc.description.abstract This paper is aimed at undergraduate and graduate economics students, and public sector economists, who are interested in inequality measurement. It examines the use of the Gini inequality measure to compare income distributions. The implicit distributional value judgements are made explicit, via the use of a particular form of Social Welfare Function. Emphasis is given to the interpretation of changes in inequality. en_NZ
dc.language.iso en_NZ
dc.relation.ispartofseries Working Papers in Public Finance ; 08/2021 en_NZ
dc.subject Inequality en_NZ
dc.subject Gini Measure en_NZ
dc.subject Excess Share en_NZ
dc.subject Pivotal Income en_NZ
dc.title Distributional Comparisons Using the Gini Inequality Measure en_NZ
dc.type Text en_NZ
vuwschema.contributor.unit School of Accounting and Commercial Law en_NZ
vuwschema.type.vuw Working or Occasional Paper en_NZ
dc.rights.rightsholder en_NZ
vuwschema.subject.anzsrcfor 140219 Welfare Economics en_NZ

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