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Beyond the health concentration index: an Atkinson alternative for the measurement of the socioeconomic inequality of health
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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.
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Research paper / UA, Faculty of Applied Economics ; 2006:29
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Antwerp : UA, 2006
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