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dc.creatorBajo Rubio, Óscares_ES
dc.creatorSalas, Rafaeles_ES
dc.date.accessioned2016-05-10T07:40:06Z
dc.date.available2016-05-10T07:40:06Z
dc.date.issued1999
dc.identifier.urihttps://hdl.handle.net/2454/20567
dc.description.abstractIn this paper we provide a connection between concentration and inequality by showing that the inequality measures consistent with the whole class of Hannah-Kay concentration indices are the general entropy inequality indices. We isolate the inequality component underlying the concentration measures, obtaining an explicit additive decomposition of the change in concentration into the change in its two components: inequality and the number of firms. This relationship proves to be valid for the whole class of Hannah-Kay concentration indices, and embodies as particular cases other previously found in the literature. Finally, our proposed decomposition is shown by means of an empirical example, which illustrates the sources of a change in sectoral concentration between two points in time.en
dc.description.sponsorshipThe authors wish to thank financial support through the DGICYT Project PB94-0425 (O. Bajo) and the Contract #ERBCHRXCT940647 (R. Salas), from the Spanish Ministry of Education and the European Commission, respectively.en
dc.format.extent13 p.
dc.format.mimetypeapplication/pdfen
dc.language.isoengen
dc.relation.ispartofseriesDocumentos de Trabajo DE - ES Lan Gaiakes
dc.relation.ispartofseries9901en
dc.rightsCC Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivatives 4.0 International (CC BY-NC-ND 4.0)en
dc.rights.urihttps://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-nd/4.0/
dc.subjectConcentrationen
dc.subjectInequalityen
dc.titleInequality foundations of concentration measures: an application to the Hannah-Kay indicesen
dc.typeDocumento de trabajo / Lan gaiakes
dc.typeinfo:eu-repo/semantics/workingPaperen
dc.contributor.departmentUniversidad Pública de Navarra. Departamento de Economíaes_ES
dc.contributor.departmentNafarroako Unibertsitate Publikoa. Ekonomia Sailaeu
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