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Inequality, interactions, and human development

Abstract:

The Human Development Index, which is multidimensional by construction, is criticized on the ground that it is insensitive to any form of inequality across persons. Inequality in the multidimensional context can take two distinct forms. The first pertains to the spread of the distribution across persons, analogous to unidimensional inequality. The second, in contrast, deals with interactions among dimensions. The second form of inequality is important as dimensional interactions may alter ...

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Department for International Development More from this funder
Canadian International Development Agency More from this funder
International Development Research Centre More from this funder
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Oxford Poverty & Human Development Initiative (OPHI) Publisher's website
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OPHI working paper
Publication date:
2009-01-01
ISSN:
2040-8188
Paper number:
23
ISBN:
9781907194085
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English
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2014-11-27

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