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Policy Impacts on Inequality. Decomposition of Income Inequality by Income Sources. EASYPol Series 053

Publicado: 2006
This analytical tool illustrates how to decompose inequality measures by income sources. In particular, it discusses this decomposition in the context of the Gini and the Theil Indexes. A step-by-step [...]

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Policy impacts on inequality: Decomposition of Income Inequality by Subgroups. EASYPol Series 052

Publicado: 2006
This analytical tool illustrates how to decompose inequality measures by subgroups of populations. In particular, it defines the concepts of within and between inequality and analyses how different inequality indexes [...]

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Describing Income Inequality. Theil Index and Entropy Class Indexes. EASYPol Series 051

Publicado: 2006
This analytical tool illustrates the entropy class of inequality indexes. In particular, it shows how different inequality indexes may be obtained by using a general definition (class) of indexes by [...]

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Policy Impacts on Inequality. Welfare Based Measures of Inequality: The Atkinson Index. EASYPol Series 050

Publicado: 2006
This analytical tool illustrates one of the most popular welfare-based measures of inequality, the Atkinson Index . In particular, it discusses the foundations of this Index, in terms of social [...]

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Inequality Analysis: The Gini Index. EASYPol Series 040

Publicado: 2006
This analytical tool addresses the most popular inequality index, the Gini index. It discusses its characteristics and the link with another popular graphical tool of representing inequality, the Lorenz Curve. [...]

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Ranking Income Distributions with Generalised Lorenz Curves. EASYPol Series 002

Publicado: 2005
This module illustrates how Generalised Lorenz (GL) Curves can be used to identify the best income distribution on social welfare grounds, within a set of alternative income distributions generated by [...]

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Directrices voluntarias en apoyo de la realización progresiva del derecho a una alimentación adecuada en el contexto de la seguridad alimentaria nacional

Publicado: 2005
El objetivo de las Directrices voluntarias es proporcionar orientación práctica a los Estados respecto de sus esfuerzos por lograr la realización progresiva del derecho a una alimentación adecuada en el [...]

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Poverty Analysis. Poverty and Dominance. EAYSPol Series 035

Publicado: 2005
This analytical tool illustrates how some simple poverty measures may be linked with dominance conditions between particular types of curves. This strongly resembles the dominance conditions already set out in [...]

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Equivalence Scales: Objective Methods. EASYPol Series 034

Publicado: 2005
This analytical tool illustrates how to use objective methods to derive Equivalence scales. The focus will be on the Engel method, on the Rothbarth method and on the Utility-based methods. [...]

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Equivalence Scales. Subjective Methods. EASYPol Series 033

Publicado: 2005
This analytical tool illustrates how to use subjective methods to derive equivalence scales. Different methods exist, but the focus will be on parametric methods. These methods are based on the [...]