Please use this identifier to cite or link to this item: http://hdl.handle.net/10419/52738
Authors: 
Shorrocks, Anthony
Wan, Guanghua
Year of Publication: 
2004
Series/Report no.: 
WIDER Discussion Papers // World Institute for Development Economics (UNU-WIDER) 2004/01
Abstract: 
This paper reviews the theory and application of decomposition techniques in the context of spatial inequality. It establishes some new theoretical results with potentially wide applicability, and examines empirical evidence drawn from a large number of countries.
Subjects: 
inequality
index
decomposition
JEL: 
C43
D31
D63
R12
Document Type: 
Working Paper

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