A Generalized Index of Fractionalization

This paper characterizes an index that is informationally richer than the commonly used ethno-linguistic fractionalization (ELF) index. Our measure of fractionalization takes as a primitive the individuals, as opposed to ethnic groups, and uses information on the similarities among them. Compared to...

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Volume: 78
Main Author: Walter Bossert
Conchita D'Ambrosio
Eliana La Ferrara
Format: Journal Article
Language: English
Zielgruppe: Academic
Place of publication: Oxford, UK The Suntory and Toyota International Centres for Economics and Related Disciplines 01.10.2011
Blackwell Publishing Ltd
WILEY-BLACKWELL
Wiley Subscription Services, Inc
published in: Economica (London) Vol. 78; no. 312; pp. 723 - 750
Data of publication: 20111001
ISSN: 0013-0427
1468-0335
EISSN: 1468-0335
Discipline: Economics
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