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  • Proximity-Sensitive Individual Deprivation Measures 

    Bossert, Walter; D'Ambrosio, Conchita (Université de Montréal. Département de sciences économiques., 2012-12)
    We propose and characterize a generalization of the classical linear index of individual deprivation based on income shortfalls. Unlike the original measure, our class allows for increases in the income of a higher-income individual to have a ...