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A simple way to calculate the Gini coefficient, and some implications

Citation

Milanovic, Branco (1997). A simple way to calculate the Gini coefficient, and some implications. Economics Letters, 56(1), 45-49.

Abstract

The paper proposes a new, and a much simpler, way to calculate the Gini coefficient. The existence of a relationship between linear (concave or convex) Pen's income parade, and specific values of the Gini coefficient is derived.

URL

http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/S0165-1765(97)00101-8

Reference Type

Journal Article

Year Published

1997

Journal Title

Economics Letters

Author(s)

Milanovic, Branco