Comparing the homogeneity of income distributions using Polarization Indices

In the context of polarized societies, income homogeneity is linked to the frequency and the intensity of social unrest. Most homogenous countries exhibit a lower frequency of intense social conflicts and less homogeneous countries show a higher frequency of moderate social conflicts. This paper dev...

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Volume: 651
Main Author: Taptué, André-Marie
Format: Paper
Language: English
Place of publication: Luxembourg Luxembourg Income Study (LIS) 2015
published in: LIS Working Paper Series Vol. 651
Data of publication: 2015
Online Access: Fulltext
Database: EconStor
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