Working Paper 2012-275
This paper considers the problem of constructing a normatively significant multidimensional Gini index of relative inequality. The social evaluation relation (SER) from which the index is derived is required to satisfy a weak version of the Pigou-Dalton Bundle Principle (WPDBP) (rather than Uniform Majorization or similar conditions). It is also desired to satisfy a weak form of the condition of Correlation Increasing Majorization called Comonotonizing Majorization (CM).
Authors: Asis Kumar Banerjee.