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Re-interpreting sub-group inequality decompositions (English)


The authors propose a modification to the conventional approach of decomposing income inequality by population sub-groups. Specifically, they propose a measure that evaluates observed between-group inequality against a benchmark of maximum between-group... See More +


  • Elbers, Chris; Lanjouw, Peter; Mistiaen, Johan A.; Ozler, Berk;
  • 2005/08/01
  • WPS3687
  • 1
  • 1
  • World
  • The World Region
  • 2010/07/01
  • Disclosed
  • Re-interpreting sub-group inequality decompositions
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