Intensity and shape of inequalities: The ABG method for the analysis of distributions

Inequality is anisotropic: its intensity is variable along the income scale. Therefore, to focus on local inequalities, a new representation, the isograph, is developed to figure their variations. This leads to the expression of three coefficients able to summarize the shape of inequalities: a main...

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Volume: 609
Main Author: Chauvel, Louis
Format: Paper
Language: English
Place of publication: Luxembourg Luxembourg Income Study (LIS) 2014
published in: LIS Working Paper Series Vol. 609
Data of publication: 2014
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Online Access: Fulltext
Database: EconStor
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