The relationship between the equivalence scale and the inequality index and its impact on the measurement of income inequality

The paper discusses the U-shaped relationship between the equivalence scale ne and the Gini index instead of considering the equivalence scale's relationship to the generalised entropy measures, which was studied by Coulter, et al. (1992). An end-point condition is given for the U-shaped relati...

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Volume: 575
Main Author: Okamoto, Masato
Format: Paper
Language: English
Place of publication: Luxembourg Luxembourg Income Study (LIS) 2012
published in: LIS Working Paper Series Vol. 575
Data of publication: 2012
Online Access: Fulltext
Database: EconStor
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