It aimed to compute a multidimensional index of inequality
at the national, intra-provincial, and inter-provincial levels.
They use the Theil Index of Inequality
and analyzed inequalities factors in per capita C[O.sub.2] emissions across countries, between groups of countries and within them.
When the Gini index of inequality
has not moved for practically two decades, stuck in .44 in the inequality scale, meaning to say that we have not improved to make our society more equal and we are still as unequal as two decades ago?
We calculated the slope index of inequality
(SII) and the relative index of inequality
(RII) to assess the contributions made by socioeconomic disparity to infectious disease-caused mortality among persons of various education levels (19).
This suggests that countries having fewer women in parliament have a higher index of inequality
. When gender inequality exists, it impacts the access women have to higher political positions.
The complex measures included the modified slope index of inequality
(MSII) proposed by Bacallao in 2007 (9) (which is an absolute measure of inequality) and the Poisson relative slope index of inequality
(PRSII) (which is a relative measure proposed for this work that utilizes the Poisson regression model) (10).
Best of all, the wealth has finally begun to reach the lower classes and narrow the index of inequality
, one of the highest in the region.
(10,11) Using the regression-based relative index of inequality
(RII) method, Lahelma et al.
Gini and Theil index of inequality
statistics for local government per capita income, inclusive and exclusive of the primary intergovernmental fiscal transfers, were compared and decomposed for several different types of geographic groupings.
Next, to understand how closely associated our self-report SES indicator, educational attainment, was with our area-based SES indicators, we calculated a regression based metric, the Relative Index of Inequality
(RII), for each of our comparisons, similar to prior studies (Krieger et al.
The Atkinson index of inequality
is a social welfare function based measured of inequality bound between zero and one, with higher values indicating greater inequality.