The Journal of Economic Inequality

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

More on the measurement of inequality



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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