Title
Beyond the health concentration index: an Atkinson alternative for the measurement of the socioeconomic inequality of health
Author
Faculty/Department
Faculty of Applied Economics
Publication type
report
Publication
Antwerp :UA, [*]
Subject
Economics
Source (series)
Research paper / UA, Faculty of Applied Economics ; 2006:29
Carrier
E
Target language
English (eng)
Affiliation
University of Antwerp
Abstract
The Health Concentration Index is a frequently used indicator for the measurement of the socioeconomic inequality of health. This note starts from a discussion of some of the weaknesses of this index. It then presents two possible alternative measures. The …rst is an adaptation of the Concentration Index. The second and more important of the two is constructed by following an Atkinson approach.
Full text (open access)
https://repository.uantwerpen.be/docman/irua/5f1ab5/907f75de.pdf
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