Measuring Inequality : A Methodological Handbook book cover
1st Edition

Measuring Inequality
A Methodological Handbook

ISBN 9780367162887
Published May 31, 2021 by Routledge
216 Pages

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Book Description

This book provides a virtual encyclopedia of the logic, procedures, performance characteristics, interpretation, and applications of inequality measures. It seeks to integrate the principles of inequality theory and statistical measurement techniques to facilitate better analysis of inequality. .

Table of Contents

1. Distribution in Social Science 2. Inequality Theory 3. Indexes Based on the Deviations Model 4. Indexes Based on the Combinatorics Model 5. Indexes Based on the Entropy Model 6. Indexes Based on the Social Welfare Model 7. Intergroup Indexes: Inequality, Segregation, and Interaction 8. Indexes of Inequity 9. Summary and Conclusions

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