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A simple proof of Foster's (1983) characterization of the Theil measure of inequality

Casilda Lasso de la Vega () and Oscar Volij ()

Economic Modelling, 2013, vol. 35, issue C, 940-943

Abstract: We provide a simple proof of Foster's (1983) characterization of the Theil inequality index.

Keywords: Theil index; Axiomatic characterization; Income inequality (search for similar items in EconPapers)
JEL-codes: D63 (search for similar items in EconPapers)
Date: 2013
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