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Does Educational Achievement Help to Explain Income Inequality?

Daniele Checchi ()

Research Paper from World Institute for Development Economics Research

Abstract: In this paper we propose to measure the inequality of educational achievements by constructing a Gini index on educational attainments. We then use the proposed measure to analyse the relationship between inequality in incomes and educational achievements.

Keywords: INCOME; DISCRIMINATION; EDUCATION (search for similar items in EconPapers)
JEL-codes: I39 J70 (search for similar items in EconPapers)
Pages: 46 pages
Date: 2000
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