Bartolucci, Francesco (2012): Measuring concentration in economic sectors by h-index and g-index.
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We show that the h-index and the g-index, which are commonly used to mea- sure the research productivity of a scientist, may be seen as concentration indices. For these indices we also propose transformations that make them always ranging between two known limits, which correspond to the situation of null concentration and to that of high concentration. The approach is illustrated by an application to data coming from the bank sector in USA.
|Item Type:||MPRA Paper|
|Original Title:||Measuring concentration in economic sectors by h-index and g-index|
|Keywords:||Bank sector, Income distribution, Inequality|
|Subjects:||D - Microeconomics > D6 - Welfare Economics > D63 - Equity, Justice, Inequality, and Other Normative Criteria and Measurement
C - Mathematical and Quantitative Methods > C0 - General > C02 - Mathematical Methods
G - Financial Economics > G2 - Financial Institutions and Services > G21 - Banks; Depository Institutions; Micro Finance Institutions; Mortgages
|Depositing User:||Francesco Bartolucci|
|Date Deposited:||13. Aug 2012 01:19|
|Last Modified:||13. Feb 2013 00:42|
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