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Kristof Bosmans and Frank A Cowell
Published February 2009
We provide a parsimonious axiomatisation of the complete class of absolute nequality indices. Our approach uses only a weak form of decomposability and does not require a priori that the measures be differentiable.
Paper Number DARP 099:
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JEL Classification: D63; H20; H21