Decomposition of bivariate inequality indices by attributes

Abstract : 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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Pierre-Yves Geoffard, Ramses H. Abul Naga. Decomposition of bivariate inequality indices by attributes. Economics Letters, Elsevier, 2006, 90 (3), pp.362-367. ⟨10.1016/j.econlet.2005.08.030⟩. ⟨halshs-00754169⟩

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