Single- and Multi-Dimensional Theil Inequality Measures: An Application to Farm Households

Earlier analyses of farm-level inequality are extended by incorporating measures of inequality between groups of farmers and multiple attributes, including years of education. Single- and multi-dimensional inequality declined between 1985 and 1989. A sharp decrease occurred in inequality among gross farm sales between full- and part-time farmers.


Issue Date:
1991-05
Publication Type:
Working or Discussion Paper
PURL Identifier:
http://purl.umn.edu/158750
Page range:
16
JEL Codes:
D1
Series Statement:
University of Kentucky Ag. Econ. Staff Papers
294




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