Chameni Nembua, Célestin (2009): Inequality factor decompotition under uniform additions property with applications to Cameroonian rural data.

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Abstract
This paper proposes new factors decomposition methods for classical inequality indices such as Gini index, variance and squared coefficient of variations index. The approach consists in relaxing the normalization property in order to extend the natural decomposition to a decomposition rule which satisfies the uniform additions property. The regressionbased method using the new formulations of components contributions is carried out. Empirical examples, using Cameroonian data, are provided to demonstrate the use of the procedure and to contrast our results to those based on Morduch and Sicular (2002) principle, especially in the case of the Gini index.
Item Type:  MPRA Paper 

Original Title:  Inequality factor decompotition under uniform additions property with applications to Cameroonian rural data 
Language:  English 
Keywords:  Inequality factors decomposition; uniform additions property; regressionbased. decomposition, Cameroon. 
Subjects:  D  Microeconomics > D6  Welfare Economics > D63  Equity, Justice, Inequality, and Other Normative Criteria and Measurement C  Mathematical and Quantitative Methods > C4  Econometric and Statistical Methods: Special Topics > C43  Index Numbers and Aggregation O  Economic Development, Innovation, Technological Change, and Growth > O1  Economic Development > O15  Human Resources ; Human Development ; Income Distribution ; Migration 
Item ID:  31250 
Depositing User:  Celestin CHAMENI NEMBUA 
Date Deposited:  03. Jun 2011 03:19 
Last Modified:  04. Jan 2016 03:45 
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URI:  https://mpra.ub.unimuenchen.de/id/eprint/31250 