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Jorge Alcalde-Unzu, Roberto Ezcurra and Pedro Pascual
 
''Mobility as movement: A measuring proposal based on transition matrices''
( 2006, Vol. 4 No.22 )
 
 
In this note we introduce a family of functions that various theoretical results have revealed as useful mobility measures. These functions have enabled us to circumvent an impossibility result obtained by Shorrocks (1978), by adapting one of his axioms to the context of mobility as movement. A particular case belonging to this family is the Bartholomew index, which is widely used in the empirical literature.
 
 
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JEL: D3 - Distribution: General
 
Manuscript Received : Jun 13 2006 Manuscript Accepted : Jun 14 2006

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