Socio-economic inequality: Relationship between Gini and Kolkata indices

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Socio-economic inequality : Relationship between Gini and Kolkata indices. / Chatterjee, Arnab; Ghosh, Asim; Chakrabarti, Bikas K.

julkaisussa: Physica A: Statistical Mechanics and its Applications, Vuosikerta 466, 15.01.2017, s. 583-595.

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Chatterjee, Arnab ; Ghosh, Asim ; Chakrabarti, Bikas K. / Socio-economic inequality : Relationship between Gini and Kolkata indices. Julkaisussa: Physica A: Statistical Mechanics and its Applications. 2017 ; Vuosikerta 466. Sivut 583-595.

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abstract = "Socio-economic inequality is characterized from data using various indices. The Gini (g) index, giving the overall inequality is the most common one, while the recently introduced Kolkata (k) index gives a measure of 1−k fraction of population who possess top k fraction of wealth in the society. Here, we show the relationship between the two indices, using both empirical data and analytical estimates. The significance of their relationship has been discussed.",
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