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Overlapping Component and Inequality Decomposition: a Simulation Study for the Gini Index
Michele Costa

Last modified: 2015-09-05


This paper analyses the effects of overlapping subgroups on inequality decompositions. Within the framework of the Gini inequality index is performed a simulation study which allows to compare and evaluate alternative decompositions with respect to different degrees and situations of overlapping.

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