Segregation, informativeness and Lorenz dominance
Casilda Lasso de la Vega () and
Oscar Volij ()
Social Choice and Welfare, 2014, vol. 43, issue 3, 547-564
It is possible to partially order cities according to the informativeness of neighborhoods about their ethnic groups. It is also possible to partially order cities with two ethnic groups according to the Lorenz criterion. We show that a segregation order satisfies four well-established segregation principles if and only if it is consistent with the informativeness criterion. We then use this result to show that for the two-group case, the Lorenz and the informativeness criteria are equivalent. Copyright Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 2014
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Working Paper: SEGREGATION, INFORMATIVENESS AND LORENZ DOMINANCE (2013)
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