Measuring Social Tension from Income Class Segregation


We develop an index that effectively measures the level of social tension generated by income class segregation. We adopt the basic concepts of between-group difference (or alienation) and within-group similarity (or identification) from the income [bi]polarization literature; but we allow for asymmetric degrees of between-group antagonism in the alienation… (More)


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@inproceedings{Lee2015MeasuringST, title={Measuring Social Tension from Income Class Segregation}, author={Yoonseok Lee and Donggyun Shin}, year={2015} }