Inequality Decomposition Values

This paper presents a general procedure inspired by the Shapley value for decomposing any inequality indices by factor components or by sub-populations. To do so we define an inequality game. Despite the fact that the characteristic function is not super-additive in general and that the linearity as...

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Main Author: Trannoy, Alain
CHANTREUIL, Frédéric
Format: Journal Article
Language: English
Place of publication: ENSAE 2011
published in: Annales d'Economie et de Statistique no. 101; pp. 13 - 36
Data of publication: 2011
Series: Annales d'Economie et de Statistique
Online Access: available in Bonn?
Database: RePEc
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