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Abstract:

DARP Paper
Measurement of Inequality (published in Handbook of Income Distribution, A B Atkinson and F Bourguignon (eds), 2000)
Frank A Cowell July 1998
Paper No' DARP 036:
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Tags: inequality; social welfare; income distribution

The analysis of inequality is placed in the context of recent developments in economics and statistics. Prepated for Handbook of Income Distribution, edited by A B Atkinson and F Bourguignon.