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
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)
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Working Paper: A SIMPLE PROOF OF FOSTER’S (1983) CHARACTERIZATION OF THE THEIL MEASURE OF INEQUALITY (2013)
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