The Journal of Economic Inequality

, Volume 6, Issue 3, pp 277–283 | Cite as

More on the measurement of inequality

  • A. B. Atkinson


The article, written in 1973, examines what comparisons of income distributions can be made when Lorenz curves cross, employing the concept of third-order stochastic dominance.


Inequality Stochastic dominance Measurement 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Nuffield CollegeOxfordUK

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