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Spatial decomposition of inequality

Anthony Shorrocks and Guanghua Wan ()

Journal of Economic Geography, 2005, vol. 5, issue 1, 59-81

Abstract: This paper reviews the theory and application of the decomposition methods commonly used to measure the impact of spatial location on income inequality. It establishes some new theoretical results with potentially wide applicability, and examines empirical evidence drawn from a large number of countries. Copyright 2005, Oxford University Press.

Date: 2005
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