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Lorena Remuzgo and Jose Maria Sarabia
 
''A general factorial decomposition of the second Theil index of inequality with applications in environmental economics''
( 2015, Vol. 35 No.2 )
 
 
In this paper, we propose a general factorial decomposition of the second Theil index of inequality at macroeconomic level. The factorial decomposition of the second Theil index of inequality in k multiplicative factors is shown. Such decomposition is detailed, on the one hand, considering the partial contribution of each factor and, on the other hand, taking into account the interactions between factors as a whole. The previous decomposition is extended to analyze the between- and within-group inequality components. Finally, the study of the determinants of global inequality in per-capita CO2 emissions is provided as an example of application.
 
 
Keywords: Theil index, Inequality Decomposition, CO2 Distribution.
JEL:
C1 - Econometric and Statistical Methods: General
 
Manuscript Received : Mar 25 2015 Manuscript Accepted : Jun 08 2015

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