On decomposing the causes of health sector inequalities with an application to malnutrition inequali

@inproceedings{Wagstafi2003OnDT,
  title={On decomposing the causes of health sector inequalities with an application to malnutrition inequali},
  author={A. Wagstafi and Eddy van Doorslaer and Naoki Watanabe},
  year={2003}
}
The authors propose a method for decomposing inequalities in the health sector into their causes, by coupling the concentration index with a regression framework. They also show how changes in inequality over time, and differences across countries, can be decomposed into the following: Changes due to changing inequalities in the determinants of the variable of interest. Changes in the means of the determinants. Changes in the effects of the determinants o the variable of interest. The authors… CONTINUE READING

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