Dr Ingvild Almås


New approaches to measuring inequality: From household decisions to global comparisons
01/01/2016 - 31/12/2019

The traditional approach to measuring economic inequality consists of selecting a measure of real income and representing its distribution using the Lorenz curve or a summary scalar index, such as the Gini. Real income is typically constructed by adjusting nominal income for p...

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