Correcting the Concentration Index for Binary Variables

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Kjellsson , Gustav; Gerdtham, Ulf-G;
(2011)
  • Subject: health inequalities; socioeconomic inequality; concentration index; binary variables
    • jel: jel:D63 | jel:I10

This paper discusses measurement of socioeconomic inequalities in prevalence of a health condition. As its point of departure, it uses the recent exchange between Guido Erreygers and Adam Wagstaff in this journal, where they discuss merits of their own corrections of th... View more