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Postal address:Department of Economics Bar-Ilan University 52900 Ramat-Gan Israel
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Working Papers

2018

  1. Multi-dimensional poverty among adults in Central America and gender differences in the three I’s of poverty: Applying inequality sensitive poverty measures with ordinal variables
    MPRA Paper, University Library of Munich, Germany Downloads

2017

  1. Does women’s empowerment affect the health of children? The case of Mozambique
    WIDER Working Paper Series, World Institute for Development Economic Research (UNU-WIDER) Downloads

2016

  1. A Poverty Line Contingent on Reference Groups: Implications for the Extent of Poverty in some Asian Countries
    ADBI Working Papers, Asian Development Bank Institute Downloads
    See also Chapter (2016)
  2. Disentangling the impacts of circumstances and efforts on health inequality: the case of Luxembourg
    LISER Working Paper Series, LISER Downloads View citations (1)
  3. Global Poverty Lines: An Introduction
    Working Papers, Tulane University, Department of Economics Downloads
  4. Measurement of Multi-Period Income Mobility with Contingency Tables
    LISER Working Paper Series, LISER Downloads
  5. Measuring the Impact of Vulnerability on the Number of Poor: A New Methodology with Empirical Illustrations
    ADBI Working Papers, Asian Development Bank Institute Downloads
    See also Chapter (2016)
  6. On the diversity of assets holdings in the United States in 2007 and 2009
    LISER Working Paper Series, LISER Downloads
  7. Performance and Inequality in Health: A Comparison of Child and Maternal Health across Asia
    Post-Print, HAL Downloads
    Also in PSE Working Papers, HAL (2016) Downloads

    See also Chapter (2016)
  8. The Health Equivalent Adjusted Level (HEAL): Taking an Ordinal Approach to the Measurement of a Society's Health Achievements
    Discussion paper series, Hitotsubashi Institute for Advanced Study, Hitotsubashi University Downloads

2015

  1. On Distributional change, Pro-poor growth and Convergence
    Working Papers, ECINEQ, Society for the Study of Economic Inequality Downloads View citations (3)
    See also Journal Article in The Journal of Economic Inequality (2016)
  2. Reference Groups and the Poverty Line: An Axiomatic Approach with an Empirical Illustration
    WIDER Working Paper Series, World Institute for Development Economic Research (UNU-WIDER) Downloads View citations (1)
    See also Chapter (2016)

2013

  1. Durable goods, access to services and the derivation of an asset index: Comparing two methodologies and three countries
    Post-Print, HAL View citations (2)
    See also Journal Article in Economic Modelling (2013)
  2. Inequality and bi-polarization in socioeconomic status and health: Ordinal approaches
    PSE - Labex "OSE-Ouvrir la Science Economique", HAL Downloads View citations (5)
    Also in Post-Print, HAL (2013) View citations (3)
  3. On the Determinants of Scholastic Performance in Five Asian Countries
    ADB Economics Working Paper Series, Asian Development Bank

2012

  1. Measuring Segregation: Basic Concepts and Extensions to Other Domains
    LISER Working Paper Series, LISER Downloads View citations (3)
  2. On the Generalization and Decomposition of the Bonferroni Index
    OPHI Working Papers, Queen Elizabeth House, University of Oxford Downloads
    See also Journal Article in Social Choice and Welfare (2013)
  3. Relative deprivation, reference groups and the assessment of standard of living
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank Downloads View citations (4)
    See also Journal Article in Economic Systems (2012)
  4. The BIP trilogy (bipolarization, inequality and polarization): One saga but three different stories
    Economics Discussion Papers, Kiel Institute for the World Economy (IfW) Downloads View citations (3)
    See also Journal Article in Economics - The Open-Access, Open-Assessment E-Journal (2013)

2011

  1. On various ways of measuring pro-poor growth
    Economics Discussion Papers, Kiel Institute for the World Economy (IfW) Downloads View citations (9)
    See also Journal Article in Economics - The Open-Access, Open-Assessment E-Journal (2011)
  2. Ordinal Variables and the Measurement of Polarization
    LISER Working Paper Series, LISER Downloads View citations (1)

2010

  1. On the Link Between Investment in On-the-Job Training and Earnings' Dispersion: The Case of France
    Post-Print, HAL
    See also Chapter (2010)
  2. On the Measurement of Wage Mobility and its Decomposition
    Post-Print, HAL View citations (1)
    See also Journal Article in Annals of Economics and Statistics (2010)

2009

  1. Decomposing the Dispersion of Earnings to Analyze the Impact of On-the-Job Training
    Post-Print, HAL
    Also in Post-Print, HAL (2009)
  2. Distributional change, reference groups and the measurement of relative deprivation
    IRISS Working Paper Series, IRISS at CEPS/INSTEAD Downloads View citations (1)
    Also in Working Papers, ECINEQ, Society for the Study of Economic Inequality (2009) Downloads View citations (4)
  3. On polarization and mobility: A look at polarization in the wage-career profile in Italy
    Working Papers, ECINEQ, Society for the Study of Economic Inequality Downloads
    Also in LABORatorio R. Revelli Working Papers Series, LABORatorio R. Revelli, Centre for Employment Studies (2008) Downloads View citations (1)

    See also Journal Article in Review of Income and Wealth (2010)

2007

  1. Earnings Functions and the Measurement of the Determinants of Wage Dispersion: Extending Oaxaca's Approach
    Working Papers, FEDEA Downloads View citations (2)
    Also in Economics Working Paper Archive, Levy Economics Institute (2007) Downloads
  2. Inequality of Life Chances and the Measurement of Social Immobility
    Economics Working Paper Archive, Levy Economics Institute Downloads
  3. Measuring Poverty: Taking a Multidimensional Perspective
    Working Papers, FEDEA Downloads View citations (15)
    See also Journal Article in Hacienda Pública Española (2007)
  4. On Various Ways of Measuring Unemployment, with Applications to Switzerland
    Economics Working Paper Archive, Levy Economics Institute Downloads View citations (2)
    Also in Working Papers, FEDEA (2007) Downloads View citations (1)
  5. On the Link Between On-the-Job Training and Earnings Dispersion
    Economics of Education Working Paper Series, University of Zurich, Department of Business Administration (IBW) Downloads
    Also in Working Papers, HAL (2004) Downloads

2003

  1. Inflation, Unemployment, Openness to International Trade and Income Inequality in Israel between 1967 and 1999
    Post-Print, HAL Downloads
    See also Journal Article in Notas Económicas (2003)

2001

  1. The Kuznets Curve and the Impact of Various Income Sources on the Link Between Inequality and Development
    Working Papers, Bar-Ilan University, Department of Economics Downloads View citations (1)

2000

  1. The role of money and financial markets in the context of the "Euro" Zone: Comparative analysis of Morocco,Tunisia, Turkey and Israël
    ("Le rôle des marchés monétaire et financier dans le cadre de la zone "Euro" Analyse comparative du Maroc, de la Tunisie, de la Turquie et d'Israël)
    Post-Print, HAL Downloads

1994

  1. Income Inequality Decomposition by Income Source and the Breakdown of Inequality Differences Between Two Population Subgroups
    LIS Working papers, LIS Cross-National Data Center in Luxembourg Downloads View citations (1)
    See also Journal Article in Swiss Journal of Economics and Statistics (SJES) (1995)

1990

  1. Trade overlap and trade pattern indices of intra-industry trade: Theoretical distinctions versus empirical similarities
    Discussion Papers, Series II, University of Konstanz, Collaborative Research Centre (SFB) 178 "Internationalization of the Economy" Downloads

Journal Articles

2019

  1. Women’s Empowerment and Child Malnutrition: The Case of Mozambique
    South African Journal of Economics, 2019, 87, (2), 139-179 Downloads

2018

  1. An Ordinal Approach to the Measurement of Inequality in Asset Ownership: Methodology and an Application to Mexican Data
    Revue d'économie politique, 2018, 128, (5), 969-1012 Downloads
  2. On the Decomposition of the Esteban and Ray Index by Income Sources
    Econometrics, 2018, 6, (2), 1-9 Downloads
  3. On the Decomposition of the Foster and Wolfson Bi‐Polarization Index by Income Sources
    Review of Income and Wealth, 2018, 64, (4), 853-871 Downloads
  4. Using the Shapley Decomposition to Disentangle the Impact of Circumstances and Efforts on Health Inequality
    Social Indicators Research: An International and Interdisciplinary Journal for Quality-of-Life Measurement, 2018, 138, (2), 523-543 Downloads

2017

  1. Foreword
    METRON, 2017, 75, (2), 125-126 Downloads
    Also in The Journal of Economic Inequality, 2007, 5, (3), 257-257 (2007) Downloads
  2. The Bonferroni index and the measurement of distributional change
    METRON, 2017, 75, (1), 1-16 Downloads

2016

  1. Deriving the relative importance of the various components of a household?s standard of living: the case of Mexico
    Sobre México. Revista de Economía, 2016, 2, (1), 36-61 Downloads
  2. Introduction to the Special Issue on Global Poverty Lines
    The Journal of Economic Inequality, 2016, 14, (2), 129-140 Downloads
    Also in The Journal of Economic Inequality, 2016, 14, (2), 129-140 (2016) Downloads
  3. On distributional change, pro-poor growth and convergence
    The Journal of Economic Inequality, 2016, 14, (3), 249-267 Downloads View citations (2)
    Also in The Journal of Economic Inequality, 2016, 14, (3), 249-267 (2016) Downloads

    See also Working Paper (2015)

2015

  1. MEASURING THE DIVERSITY OF HOUSEHOLD SPENDING PATTERNS
    Journal of Economic Surveys, 2015, 29, (3), 423-440 Downloads View citations (1)
  2. Material Deprivation in Europe: Which Expenditures are Curtailed First?
    Social Indicators Research: An International and Interdisciplinary Journal for Quality-of-Life Measurement, 2015, 120, (3), 723-740 Downloads View citations (8)
  3. On inequality in health and pro-poor development: the case of Southeast Asia
    Journal of Economic Studies, 2015, 42, (1), 34-53 Downloads View citations (1)

2014

  1. On Bi-Polarization and The Middle Class in Latin America: A Look At the First Decade of the Twenty-First Century
    Review of Income and Wealth, 2014, 60, (S2), S332-S352 Downloads View citations (5)
  2. On social polarization and ordinal variables: the case of self-assessed health
    The European Journal of Health Economics, 2014, 15, (8), 841-851 Downloads View citations (4)

2013

  1. Durable goods, access to services and the derivation of an asset index: Comparing two methodologies and three countries
    Economic Modelling, 2013, 35, (C), 881-891 Downloads View citations (5)
    See also Working Paper (2013)
  2. Estimating an educational production function for five countries of Latin America on the basis of the PISA data
    Economics of Education Review, 2013, 36, (C), 245-262 Downloads View citations (11)
  3. ON THE CARDINAL MEASUREMENT OF HEALTH INEQUALITY WHEN ONLY ORDINAL INFORMATION IS AVAILABLE ON INDIVIDUAL HEALTH STATUS
    Health Economics, 2013, 22, (1), 106-113 View citations (13)
  4. On the generalization and decomposition of the Bonferroni index
    Social Choice and Welfare, 2013, 41, (4), 763-787 Downloads View citations (4)
    See also Working Paper (2012)
  5. The BIP Trilogy (bipolarization, inequality and polarization): One saga but three different stories
    Economics - The Open-Access, Open-Assessment E-Journal, 2013, 7, 1-33 Downloads View citations (7)
    See also Working Paper (2012)

2012

  1. Book review of The Oxford Handbook of Economic Inequality
    The Journal of Economic Inequality, 2012, 10, (1), 127-136 Downloads
  2. Relative deprivation, reference groups and the assessment of standard of living
    Economic Systems, 2012, 36, (1), 31-45 Downloads View citations (6)
    See also Working Paper (2012)

2011

  1. A comment on the MPI index
    The Journal of Economic Inequality, 2011, 9, (3), 479-481 Downloads View citations (12)
  2. An ordinal approach to the study of intergenerational opportunities for standard of living: the case of Latin America
    The Journal of Economic Inequality, 2011, 9, (4), 579-604 Downloads View citations (1)
  3. On some extensions of the concept of growth incidence curves
    Applied Economics Letters, 2011, 18, (5), 479-483 Downloads View citations (2)
  4. On various ways of measuring pro-poor growth
    Economics - The Open-Access, Open-Assessment E-Journal, 2011, 5, 1-57 Downloads View citations (9)
    See also Working Paper (2011)

2010

  1. INCOME POLARIZATION: MEASUREMENT, DETERMINANTS, AND IMPLICATIONS
    Review of Income and Wealth, 2010, 56, (1), 1-6 Downloads View citations (4)
  2. ON POLARIZATION AND MOBILITY: A LOOK AT POLARIZATION IN THE WAGE–CAREER PROFILE IN ITALY
    Review of Income and Wealth, 2010, 56, (1), 123-140 Downloads View citations (6)
    See also Working Paper (2009)
  3. On the Measurement of Wage Mobility and its Decomposition
    Annals of Economics and Statistics, 2010, (99-100), 91-116 Downloads View citations (1)
    See also Working Paper (2010)
  4. On the link between the Bonferroni index and the measurement of inclusive growth
    Economics Bulletin, 2010, 30, (1), 421-428 Downloads View citations (4)

2009

  1. Multidimensional approaches to poverty measurement: an empirical analysis of poverty in Belgium, France, Germany, Italy and Spain, based on the European panel
    Applied Economics, 2009, 43, (8), 951-961 Downloads View citations (6)
  2. On pro-poor growth and the measurement of convergence
    Economics Letters, 2009, 105, (3), 270-272 Downloads View citations (5)

2008

  1. Introduction: Multidimensional Poverty Analysis: Conceptual Issues, Empirical Illustrations and Policy Implications
    World Development, 2008, 36, (6), 987-991 Downloads View citations (7)
  2. On the Watts Multidimensional Poverty Index and its Decomposition
    World Development, 2008, 36, (6), 1067-1077 Downloads View citations (25)
  3. The Generalized Gini index and the measurement of income mobility
    Economics Bulletin, 2008, 4, (9), 1-7 Downloads View citations (1)

2007

  1. A generalized index of employment segregation
    Mathematical Social Sciences, 2007, 53, (2), 185-195 Downloads View citations (19)
  2. Measuring poverty: taking a multidimensional perspective
    Hacienda Pública Española, 2007, 182, (3), 29-74 Downloads View citations (15)
    See also Working Paper (2007)
  3. On the Link Between the Concepts of Kurtosis and Bipolarization
    Economics Bulletin, 2007, 4, (36), 1-6 Downloads View citations (12)

2005

  1. Gini's mean difference and the measurement of absolute mobility
    Metron - International Journal of Statistics, 2005, LXIII, (3), 471-492 Downloads View citations (3)
  2. MEASURING MULTIDIMENSIONAL POVERTY: AN EMPIRICAL COMPARISON OF VARIOUS APPROACHES
    Review of Income and Wealth, 2005, 51, (1), 145-174 Downloads View citations (100)
  3. ON THE APPLICATION OF EFFICIENCY ANALYSIS TO THE STUDY OF THE DIMENSIONS OF HUMAN DEVELOPMENT
    Review of Income and Wealth, 2005, 51, (2), 285-309 Downloads View citations (25)

2004

  1. Inequalities: theory, experiments and applications
    European Journal of Political Economy, 2004, 20, (3), 813-821 Downloads View citations (3)
  2. Measuring the Impact of Various Income Sources on the Link between Inequality and Development: Implications for the Kuznets Curve
    Review of Development Economics, 2004, 8, (1), 110-127 Downloads View citations (8)

2003

  1. Gary S. Fields, Distribution and Development, A New Look at the Developing World: (Russel Sage Foundation, New York, and The MIT Press, Cambridge, Massachusetts, and London, 2001), pp. x+260, [UK pound]27.50 cloth
    Journal of Development Economics, 2003, 70, (1), 238-243 Downloads View citations (1)
  2. Inflation, Unemployment, Openness to International Trade and Income Inequality in Israel between 1967 and 1999
    Notas Económicas, 2003, (18), 6-17 Downloads
    See also Working Paper (2003)
  3. Introduction by the Editor-in-chief
    The Journal of Economic Inequality, 2003, 1, (1), 3-4 Downloads

1999

  1. Labour market discrimination: are there significant differences between the various decomposition procedures?
    Applied Economics, 1999, 31, (3), 359-365 Downloads View citations (29)

1998

  1. On Inequality in Consumption Expenditures. The Case of Switzerland
    Swiss Journal of Economics and Statistics (SJES), 1998, 134, (IV), 545-564 Downloads View citations (2)

1997

  1. Gini's "Transvariazione" and the Measurement of Distance between Distributions
    Empirical Economics, 1997, 22, (4), 547-54 View citations (12)

1996

  1. Wage Discrimination across Ethnic Groups: Evidence from Israel
    Economic Inquiry, 1996, 34, (4), 648-61 View citations (14)

1995

  1. Income Inequality Decomposition by Income Source and the Breakdown of Inequality Differences Between Two Population Subgroups
    Swiss Journal of Economics and Statistics (SJES), 1995, 131, (IV), 599-615 Downloads View citations (6)
    See also Working Paper (1994)
  2. The Effect of Anticipated and Unanticipated Inflation on Income Distribution: The Israeli Case
    Journal of Income Distribution, 1995, 04, (1), 3-3 Downloads

1994

  1. Income Distribution, Tax Structure, and the Measurement of Tax Progressivity
    Public Finance Review, 1994, 22, (1), 86-102 Downloads
  2. Measuring occupational segregation: Summary statistics and the impact of classification errors and aggregation
    Journal of Econometrics, 1994, 61, (1), 133-146 Downloads View citations (23)
  3. Occupational segregation in the multidimensional case: Decomposition and tests of significance
    Journal of Econometrics, 1994, 61, (1), 161-171 Downloads View citations (34)
  4. The Gini Index and the Measurement of Multidimensional Inequality
    Oxford Bulletin of Economics and Statistics, 1994, 56, (2), 225-28 View citations (3)
  5. The econometrics of labor market segregation and discrimination
    Journal of Econometrics, 1994, 61, (1), 1-4 Downloads View citations (7)

1993

  1. Inequality Decomposition by Income
    The Review of Economics and Statistics, 1993, 75, (3), 545-47 Downloads View citations (23)

1992

  1. Occupational Segregation Indices in the Multidimensional Case: A Note
    The Economic Record, 1992, 68, (202), 276-77 View citations (44)

1989

  1. Deprivation, the Gini index of inequality and the flatness of an income distribution
    Mathematical Social Sciences, 1989, 18, (3), 229-237 Downloads View citations (2)
  2. Factor Components, Population Subgroups and the Computation of the Gini Index of Inequality
    The Review of Economics and Statistics, 1989, 71, (1), 107-15 Downloads View citations (97)
  3. On the measurement of employment segregation
    Economics Letters, 1989, 30, (3), 237-243 Downloads View citations (27)

1988

  1. Distance functions and the comparison of development levels
    Economics Letters, 1988, 27, (2), 195-200 Downloads View citations (2)

1987

  1. Dispersion, Asymmetry and the Gini Index of Inequality
    International Economic Review, 1987, 28, (2), 331-38 Downloads View citations (6)
  2. Interquantile differences, income inequality measurement and the Gini concentration index
    Mathematical Social Sciences, 1987, 13, (1), 67-72 Downloads
  3. Regional differences and the components of growth and inequality change
    Economics Letters, 1987, 25, (3), 295-298 Downloads View citations (4)

1985

  1. Income Inequality Indices and Deprivation: A Generalization
    The Quarterly Journal of Economics, 1985, 100, (3), 807-810 Downloads View citations (33)
  2. The Gini Coefficient and Negative Income: A Comment
    Oxford Economic Papers, 1985, 37, (3), 525-26 Downloads View citations (11)

1983

  1. ELL (The Equivalent Length of Life) or another attempt at measuring development
    World Development, 1983, 11, (1), 21-29 Downloads View citations (6)
  2. On an absolute measure of distributional change
    European Economic Review, 1983, 22, (2), 139-146 Downloads View citations (2)

1982

  1. Health and inequality: Some applications of uncertainty theory
    Social Science & Medicine, 1982, 16, (19), 1663-1666 Downloads View citations (3)

1981

  1. Weighting income ranks and levels: A Multiple-Parameter Generalization For Absolute and Relative Inequality Indices
    Economics Letters, 1981, 7, (4), 391-397 Downloads View citations (16)

1980

  1. H J K L (House, Job, Kids and Leisure) or the Daily Life of Women in France in the Late Sixties: An Economist's View
    Empirical Economics, 1980, 5, (1), 39-54

Edited books

2016

  1. The Asian ‘Poverty Miracle’
    Books, Edward Elgar Publishing Downloads

Chapters

2018

  1. Segregation: empirical findings
    Chapter 22 in Handbook of Research on Economic and Social Well-Being, 2018, pp 504-530 Downloads

2017

  1. Curbing One’s Consumption and the Impoverishment Process: The Case of Western Asia
    A chapter in Research on Economic Inequality, 2017, vol. 25, pp 137-159 Downloads View citations (2)

2016

  1. A poverty line contingent on reference groups: implications for the extent of poverty in some Asian countries
    Chapter 2 in The Asian ‘Poverty Miracle’, 2016, pp 30-50 Downloads
    See also Working Paper (2016)
  2. Measuring the impact of vulnerability on the number of poor: a new methodology with empirical illustrations
    Chapter 4 in The Asian ‘Poverty Miracle’, 2016, pp 84-117 Downloads
    See also Working Paper (2016)
  3. Performance and Inequality in Health: A Comparison of Child and Maternal Health across Asia
    A chapter in Inequality after the 20th Century: Papers from the Sixth ECINEQ Meeting, 2016, vol. 24, pp 181-214 Downloads
    See also Working Paper (2016)
  4. Reference Groups and the Poverty Line: An Axiomatic Approach with an Empirical Illustration
    A chapter in Inequality after the 20th Century: Papers from the Sixth ECINEQ Meeting, 2016, vol. 24, pp 1-27 Downloads
    See also Working Paper (2015)

2014

  1. On the Measurement of Regional Convergence in Inequality and Welfare
    A chapter in Economic Well-Being and Inequality: Papers from the Fifth ECINEQ Meeting, 2014, vol. 22, pp 323-349 Downloads

2010

  1. On the link between investment in on-the-job training and earnings dispersion: the case of France
    A chapter in Jobs, Training, and Worker Well-being, 2010, vol. 30, pp 1-34 Downloads
    See also Working Paper (2010)

2008

  1. Earnings functions and the measurement of the determinants of wage dispersion: extending the Blinder–Oaxaca approach
    A chapter in Work, Earnings and Other Aspects of the Employment Relation, 2008, vol. 28, pp 371-427 Downloads

Editor

  1. Economic Studies in Inequality, Social Exclusion, and Well-Being
    Springer
 
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