Financial Variables Analysis by Inequality Decomposition

  • Michele Costa
Conference paper
Part of the Springer Proceedings in Mathematics & Statistics book series (PROMS, volume 227)


This paper illustrates the use of the methods related to inequality decomposition for the analysis of financial variables. By means of the overlapping component and of the inequality between it is possible to detect and to assess the main factors determining the cross section assets variability.


Inequality decomposition Financial variables Gini index 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of EconomicsUniversity of BolognaBolognaItaly

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