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Extended Gini index

Ram Dubey () and Giorgio Laguzzi ()
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Giorgio Laguzzi: University of Freiburg in the Mathematical Logic Group

Economics Bulletin, 2021, vol. 41, issue 2, 654-661

Abstract: We propose an extended version of Gini index defined on the set of infinite utility streams, X=Y^N where Y is a subset of R. For Y containing at most finitely many elements, the index satisfies the generalized Pigou-Dalton transfer principles in addition to the anonymity axiom.

Keywords: Anonymity; Extended Gini index; Generalized Pigou-Dalton transfer principle; Social welfare function. (search for similar items in EconPapers)
JEL-codes: D3 D7 (search for similar items in EconPapers)
Date: 2021-04-09
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