Publication
Title
Can a single indicator measure both attainment and shortfall inequality?
Author
Abstract
When a distribution can be described either in terms of attainment or in terms of shortfall, the classical inequality measures appear to be one-sided. I show that it is possible to find indicators which simultaneously measure attainment and shortfall inequality. I derive one indicator belonging to the Gini family, and another belonging to Coefficient of Variation family. I also indicate how they are connected to other measures.
Language
English
Source (journal)
Journal of health economics. - Amsterdam
Publication
Amsterdam : 2009
ISSN
0167-6296
Volume/pages
28:4(2009), p. 885-893
ISI
000271042200011
Full text (Publisher's DOI)
UAntwerpen
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Affiliation
Publications with a UAntwerp address
External links
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Creation 16.12.2009
Last edited 19.06.2017
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