• Baby booming inequality? Demographic change and earnings inequality in Norway, 1967–2000 

      Almås, Ingvild; Havnes, Tarjei; Mogstad, Magne (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2011)
      In this paper, we demonstrate how age-adjusted inequality measures can be used to evaluate whether changes in inequality over time are due to changes in the age-structure. To this end, we use administrative data on earnings ...
    • Gini’s nuclear family 

      Aaberge, Rolf (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2007)
      The purpose of this paper is to justify the use of the Gini coefficient and two close relatives for summarizing the basic information of inequality in distributions of income. To this end we employ a specific transformation ...
    • Robust inequality comparisons 

      Aaberge, Rolf; Mogstad, Magne (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2011)
      This paper is concerned with the problem of ranking Lorenz curves in situations where the Lorenz curves intersect and no unambiguous ranking can be attained without introducing weaker ranking criteria than first-degree ...