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    • On Bounded Dominance Criteria 

      Ooghe, Erwin; Lambert, Peter J. (University of Oregon, Dept of Economics, 2005-04-26)
      A well-known criterion to make heterogeneous welfare comparisons is Atkinson and Bourguignon’s (1987) sequential generalized Lorenz dominance (SGLD) criterion. Recently, Fleurbaey, Hagneré and Trannoy (2003) convincingly ...
    • Redistribution, horizontal inequity and reranking: how to measure them properly 

      Urban, Ivica; Lambert, Peter J. (University of Oregon, Dept of Economics, 2005-07-01)
      The decomposition of the redistributive effect of an income tax into vertical, horizontal and reranking contributions according to the model of Aronson, Johnson and Lambert (1994), henceforth AJL, is revisited. When close ...
    • Redistributive Effect of U.S. Taxes and Public Transfers, 1994-2004 

      Lambert, Peter J.; Kim, Kinam, 1970- (University of Oregon, Dept of Economics, 2007-02-06)
      In this study we derive measures of the redistributive effect of taxes and welfare expenditures for the U.S. using CPS data for the years 1994, 1999 and 2004. We find that whilst income inequality increased, the redistributive ...
    • Sequential procedures for poverty gap dominance 

      Zoli, Claudio; Lambert, Peter J. (University of Oregon, Dept of Economics, 2005-01-01)
      Poverty evaluations differ from welfare evaluations in one significant aspect, the existence of a threshold or reference point, the poverty line. It is therefore possible to build up normative evaluation models in which ...
    • Taking care of your own: Ethnic and religious heterogeneity and income inequality 

      Dincer, Oguzhan; Lambert, Peter J. (University of Oregon, Dept of Economics, 2006)
      Using recently developed indices of fractionalization and polarization, we analyze the direct and indirect effects of ethnic and religious heterogeneity on income inequality and on welfare programs across US states. We ...