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Development and Human Development Index

Jun 15, 2014 - Data - 0 Comments - Standard

In daily language, in newspapers and in blogs, and even in academic writing, there is a tendency to equate “development” with “economic growth”. 

Gini Coefficient and Income Distribution

Jun 13, 2014 - Data - 0 Comments - Standard

Earlier, in studying the aspects of income distribution, we have looked at income distribution across deciles and the difference between average and median household income. But one of the most frequently referred to incidators of income distribution is the Gini coefficient.

Average and Median Income

May 31, 2014 - Data - 0 Comments - Standard

There are many ways to gauge income inequality in a country. If one way is to divide the population into percentiles according to their income, another is to follow statistics such as Gini coefficient.