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Deprivation and Social Exclusion
(Université de Montréal. Département de sciences économiques., 2004)
Social exclusion manifests itself in the lack of an individual’s access to functionings as compared to other members of society. Thus, the concept is closely related to deprivation. We view deprivation as having two basic ...
Dynamic Measures of Individual Deprivation
(Université de Montréal. Département de sciences économiques., 2005)
We introduce and axiomatize a one-parameter class of individual deprivation measures. Motivated by a suggestion of Runciman, we modify Yitzhaki’s index by multiplying it by a function that is interpreted as measuring the ...