Decomposition of Bivariate Inequality Indices by Attributes
Ramses H. Abul Naga and Pierre-Yves Geoffard
Published February 2006
We provide, for the class of relative bidimensional inequality indices, a decomposition of inequality into two univariate Atkinson-Kolm-Sen indices and a third statistic which depends on the joint distribution of resources.
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JEL Classification: D31; D63