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Measuring and Analyzing Class Inequality with the Gini Index Informed by Model-Based Clustering

The most widely used measure for studying social, economic, and health inequality is the Gini index/ratio. Whereas other measures of inequality possess certain useful characteristics, such as the straightforward decomposability of the generalized entropy measures, the Gini index has remained the... Full description

1st Person: Liao, Tim Futing
Source: in Sociological methodology Vol. 36 (2006), p. 201-224
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Type of Publication: Article
Language: English
Published: 2006
Keywords: research-article
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