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History of Political Economy (2020) 52 (3): 435–454.
Published: 01 June 2020
... Duke University Press 2020 income inequality measurement of inequality Italian statistics Gini Pareto I would like to thank Poornima Paidapaty and Pedro Ramos Pinto; the editor, Kevin D. Hoover; two anonymous referees; the participants in the Measuring Matters conference; as well...
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History of Political Economy (2021) 53 (1): 115–141.
Published: 01 February 2021
...Michael Schneider This article traces the development of the methods of representing the degree of income inequality that were developed in the early twentieth century by Max Otto Lorenz and Corrado Gini. It suggests that Gini’s efforts to perfect the Lorenz curve may well have facilitated his...
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History of Political Economy (2011) 43 (suppl_1): 211–232.
Published: 01 December 2011
... of tools devised by economics and statistics, the central part of the essay focuses on Corrado Gini (1884–1965). He was Italy's leading econometrician and the main reference of the international network of econometricians until the 1940s. Other Italian members of the newly formed Econometric Society...
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History of Political Economy (2009) 41 (1): 57–88.
Published: 01 March 2009
... March, Corrado Gini, and other prominent economists of the time. The Harvard Economic Service, however, attracted criticism for its purely empirical approach, its failure to make consistently accurate predictions, and its pursuit of commercial objectives in a university setting. The Harvard group's...
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History of Political Economy (2011) 43 (suppl_1): 333–354.
Published: 01 December 2011
..., Research Institute 111–12 Estimates of Long-Term Economic and Gini, Corrado, 211–32 Statistics of Japan since Italian group, 211–32 1868, 199 North American Summer Meeting Estimation, early attempts, 261–68...
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History of Political Economy (2009) 41 (1): 183–208.
Published: 01 March 2009
... 7.7 –8: 414 -23. Furlan, V. 1909 . Note sulla curva paretiana dei redditi. Giornale degli economisti 19.6 : 695 -701. Gini, Corrado. 1921 . Measurement of Inequality of Incomes. Economic Journal 31.3 : 124 -26. ———. [1910] 2001 . Concentration and Dependency Ratios. In vol. 2...
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History of Political Economy (2007) 39 (4): 605–638.
Published: 01 November 2007
... been made on his proposals, such as those of the economists Augusto Grazi- ani (1919) and Luigi Einaudi (1920) and the trade unionist Rinaldo Rigola (1920). At the same time, the fi nance specialist Anselmo Bernardino (1921), the statistician Corrado Gini (1921), and the law professor Mario Rotondi...
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History of Political Economy (2020) 52 (4): 801–808.
Published: 01 August 2020
... approach (to which he associates measures of welfare based on GDP per capita), he makes the fol- lowing surprising statement: Book Reviews 807 The only contemporary estimates of social welfare that begin to represent social relations are the Gini index and the rich-to-poor inequality ratios, for in so...
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History of Political Economy (2011) 43 (suppl_1): 57–85.
Published: 01 December 2011
... not give up: back in Europe, he went to Italy in June and discussed the matter with Corrado Gini, while developing an intense cor- respondence with many others about the future Econometric Society. Returning to the United States at the beginning of 1930 as a visiting profes- sor at Yale, Frisch drew...
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History of Political Economy 139–174.
Published: 26 August 2021
... in Professional Ideologies of Scientists .” American Sociological Review 48 , no. 6 : 781 – 95 . Gieryn Thomas F. 1999 . Cultural Boundaries of Science: Credibility on the Line . Chicago : University of Chicago Press . Gini Corrado . 1926 . “ Prefazione .” Indici del Movimento...
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History of Political Economy (2011) 43 (suppl_1): 1–4.
Published: 01 December 2011
... historiography had its heroes, guiding lights in their national contexts, often both entrepreneurially and intellectually— Ragnar Frisch in Norway and Jan Tinbergen in the Netherlands. Now we find that Corrado Gini in Italy, Shinichi Ichimura in Japan, and per- haps Ta-Chung Liu in Taiwan played equally...
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History of Political Economy (1990) 22 (1): 180–182.
Published: 01 March 1990
... is well chosen. It is not “the” history of Econometrics but a history, concentrating on the Cowles Commission and the work on structural models from the late 1930s to the beginning of the 1960s. The very early econometrists in Europe (the Dane E. Ph. Mackeprang, the Italians R. Benini and C. Gini...
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History of Political Economy (2020) 52 (3): 473–497.
Published: 01 June 2020
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History of Political Economy (2020) 52 (3): 413–434.
Published: 01 June 2020
... a quanti ed fact, the relative absence of quanti ed inequality knowl- edge in®uenced debates about distribution. Conversely, the production of such knowledge facilitates debates around inequality, whether it is in the form of a comparison of national Gini indices to highlight the gap between the Global...
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History of Political Economy (2020) 52 (3): 519–538.
Published: 01 June 2020
... below), the big increase in inequality in the UK (measured by the Gini coef cient) was in the 1980s, and at that time this evoked much less of a broad politi- cal concern with inequality. In the light of this new departure this paper focusses on the work of Tony Atkinson, the most important British...
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History of Political Economy (2014) 46 (suppl_1): 337–350.
Published: 01 December 2014
... their survey of human history with an important lesson about the present. The distributions of income and wealth have been getting worse since the 1970s, and political power has been concentrating more and more in the very wealthy. The income Gini coefficient for American families moved slowly downward...
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History of Political Economy (2020) 52 (3): 561–587.
Published: 01 June 2020
... . Measuring the Middle: Technopolitics and the Making of Brazil s New Middle Class Moisés Kopper In 2012, Brazil s Gini coef cient, the most common measure of inequal- ity, dwindled to its lowest since 1960.1 After over a decade of political and economic change including monetary stability, controlled...
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History of Political Economy (2007) 39 (Suppl_1): 76–95.
Published: 01 December 2007
..., Laspeyres, and Fisher indexes; Allais and Ellsberg para- doxes; Fisher diagram; Gini coefficient; Lorenz, Engel, and Laffer curves; Bayes rule; Phillips curve; and Edgeworth box are easier to learn and remember with names attached, even if many more have heard of Roy’s identity than could identify...
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History of Political Economy (2014) 46 (suppl_1): 272–294.
Published: 01 December 2014
... and state agencies that called on their skills and advice. Reflect- ing on his Washington years, Samuelson wrote that by 1943 the “center of population (in the sense of Gini) of the American economics profession” was to be found “somewhere between 10th and 11th Avenues, near Penn- sylvania Avenue, N.W...
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History of Political Economy (2013) 45 (suppl_1): 20–37.
Published: 01 December 2013
... coverage, by 1914 Fisher’s plan had been the subject of journal articles in Swedish (by Knut Wicksell and David Davidson), Danish (by Frederick Zeuthen), German, French, Italian (including one by Corrado Gini), Dutch, and Japanese. Senator Robert Latham Owen (D-OK), previ- ously Fisher’s ally...