The Bonferroni index and the measurement of distributional change
Elena Barcena and
Jacques Silber ()
METRON, 2017, vol. 75, issue 1, No 1, 16 pages
Abstract This paper extends previous work that derived a matricial approach to the definition of the Bonferroni index. The present study is devoted to the decomposition of a change over time in the Bonferroni index into two components, one measuring re-ranking and the other the progressivity of income change. An extension is then proposed, based on a generalization of the Bonferroni index. The paper ends with an empirical illustration, based on the EU-SILC database, which analyzes the change in income inequality that was observed in 23 European countries between 2007 and 2010.
Keywords: Bonferroni index; Decomposition; Progressivity; Re-ranking (search for similar items in EconPapers)
References: View references in EconPapers View complete reference list from CitEc
Citations: View citations in EconPapers (2) Track citations by RSS feed
Downloads: (external link)
http://link.springer.com/10.1007/s40300-016-0105-8 Abstract (text/html)
Access to the full text of the articles in this series is restricted.
This item may be available elsewhere in EconPapers: Search for items with the same title.
Export reference: BibTeX
RIS (EndNote, ProCite, RefMan)
Persistent link: https://EconPapers.repec.org/RePEc:spr:metron:v:75:y:2017:i:1:d:10.1007_s40300-016-0105-8
Ordering information: This journal article can be ordered from
Access Statistics for this article
METRON is currently edited by Marco Alfo'
More articles in METRON from Springer, Sapienza Università di Roma
Bibliographic data for series maintained by Sonal Shukla () and Springer Nature Abstracting and Indexing ().