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The Journal of Economic Inequality provides a forum for analysis and measurement of economic and social inequalities, using theoretical and empirical approaches. Among the topics considered are: differences within and between countries, and globally; inequalities of outcome and of opportunity, poverty, and mobility; univariate and multivariate approaches; differences between socioeconomic groups; the factor distribution of income; related statistical and data issues, and policy analysis.

Officially cited as: J Econ Inequal

Associate Editors
  • Elena Bárcena-Martín,
  • Ingrid Woolard,
  • Alessandra Casarico,
  • Cecilia García-Peñalosa,
  • Markus Jäntti,
  • Emmanuel Flachaire,
  • Koen Decancq,
  • Paul Makdissi,
  • Andreas Peichl,
  • Daniel Waldenström,
  • Phillippe Van Kerm,
  • Martyna Kobus
  • Frank Cowell
Founding Editor
  • Jacques Silber
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3.0 (2023)
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69,561 (2023)

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