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Attacking Poverty - Page 331
2000 - 335 pages
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World Development Report 1996: From Plan to Market

1996 - 241 pages
...measures the extent to which the distribution of income (or, in some cases, consumption expenditures) among individuals or households within an economy...maximum area under the line. Thus a Gini index of zero presents perfect equality while an index of 100 percent implies maximum inequality. The World Bank...
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World Development Report 1997: The State in a Changing World

1997 - 265 pages
...Lorenz curve plots the cumulative percentages of total income received against the cumulative number of recipients, starting with the poorest individual...curve and a hypothetical line of absolute equality, and is expressed as a percentage of the maximum area under the line. Thus a Gini index of zero represents...
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Knowledge for Development

1998 - 251 pages
...percentages of total income received against the cumulative number of recipients, starting with the poorest. The Gini index measures the area between the Lorenz...as a percentage of the maximum area under the line. As defined here a Gini index of zero would represent perfect equality, and an index of 100 would imply...
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Poverty in Transition and Transition in Poverty: Recent Developments in ...

Unesco - 1999 - 256 pages
...against the cumulative percentages of recipients, starting with the poorest. The Gini index measure the area between the Lorenz curve and a hypothetical...maximum area under the line. Thus a Gini index of "0" shows perfect equality and an index of 100 represents maximum inequality. (See World Bank 1997,...
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Entering the 21st Century: World Development Report, 1999/2000

Shahid Yusuf - 1999 - 300 pages
...Gini index measures the area between the Lorenz curve (described in the technical note to table 4) and a hypothetical line of absolute equality, expressed...as a percentage of the maximum area under the line. As defined here, a Gini index of zero would represent perfect equality, and an index of 100 would imply...
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Indicators of Sustainable Development: Guidelines and Methodologies

United Nations. Dept. of Economic and Social Affairs - 2001 - 320 pages
...and Concepts: The concept and definition of this indicator are well understood and readily available. The Gini Index measures the area between the Lorenz...as a percentage of the maximum area under the line of perfect equality (see Figure 1 in section 3b below). The Gini Index is defined as one half of the...
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Key Indicators of the Labour Market, 2001-2002

ILO, International Labour Office - 2001 - 914 pages
...curve plots the cumulative percentages of total income received against the cumulative percentages of recipients, starting with the poorest individual...index measures the area between the Lorenz curve and the hypothetical line of absolute equality, expressed as a percentage of the maximum area under the...
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Handbook of Research Design and Social Measurement

Delbert C. Miller, Neil J. Salkind - 2002 - 786 pages
...household. The Gini index measures the area hetween the Lorenz curee and a hypothetical line of ahsolute equality, expressed as a percentage of the maximum area under the line. Gross national prodoct (GNPl (growthl: Annual growth rate of GNP at market prices hased on constant...
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Sustainable Development in a Dynamic World: Transforming Institutions ...

Zmarak Shalizi - 2003 - 250 pages
...Lorenz curve plots the cumulative percentages of total income received against the cumulative number of recipients, starting with the poorest individual...a Gini index of zero represents perfect equality, while an index of 100 implies perfect inequality. Percentage share of income or consumption is the...
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World Development Indicators: 2003

Banco Mundial - 1997
...Lorenz curve plots the cumulative percentages of total income received against the cumulative number of recipients, starting with the poorest individual...maximum area under the line. Thus a Gini index of 0 represents perfect equality, while an index of 100 implies perfect inequality. • Percentage share...
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