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Axiomatic derivation of a between-group stratification index for ordinal health and well-being data

Paul Allanson

No 300, Dundee Discussion Papers in Economics from Economic Studies, University of Dundee

Abstract: The paper provides an axiomatic characterisation of the Allanson (2017a) headcount stratification index, which provides a summary measure of the extent of differences between population groups that is directly applicable to ordinal or categorical outcome data on individual health status or well-being.

Keywords: headcount stratification; health; well-being; ordinal data (search for similar items in EconPapers)
JEL-codes: D63 I14 I31 (search for similar items in EconPapers)
Pages: 15 pages
Date: 2020-07
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