Rebottling the Gini: why this headline measure of inequality misses everything that matters

In an article for Prospect Magazine Angus Deaton and Anne Case argue against the use of the most common indicator on inequality.

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Angus Deaton and Anne Case argue that the use of the Gini-index misses important insights on inequality. Not only the index has severe flaws, but also it’s inventor. Read the whole article — here.

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