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A Generalized Index of Fractionalization
(Université de Montréal. Département de sciences économiques., 2008-01)
The goal of this paper is to contribute to the economic literature on ethnic and cultural diversity by proposing a new index that is informationally richer and more flexible than the commonly used ‘ethno-linguistic ...
Poverty and Time
(Université de Montréal. Département de sciences économiques., 2008-03)
We examine the measurement of individual poverty in an intertemporal context. In contrast to earlier contributions, we assign importance to the persistence in a state of poverty and we characterize a class of individual ...