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Giuseppe Pignataro
 
''Decomposing equality of opportunity by income sources''
( 2009, Vol. 29 No.2 )
 
 
An opportunity egalitarian view focus not only on equality of outcomes but essentially on the means or opportunities to realize such outcomes. In this paper we propose a methodology to decompose an opportunity egalitarian Atkinson index by income sources seeking for a measure of overall equality into an opportunity and a responsibility component.
 
 
Keywords: equality of opportunity, measurement, equivalent income, income sources, factor components
JEL: D7 - Analysis of Collective Decision-Making: General
I3 - Welfare and Poverty: General
 
Manuscript Received : Apr 21 2009 Manuscript Accepted : Apr 28 2009

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