# On the Mean of Squared Deprivation Gaps

@article{Chakraborty2007OnTM, title={On the Mean of Squared Deprivation Gaps}, author={A. Chakraborty and P. Pattanaik and Yongsheng Xu}, journal={Economic Theory}, year={2007}, volume={34}, pages={181-187} }

This paper provides an axiomatic characterization of the mean of squared deprivation gaps, which is a distinguished member of the important class of deprivation measures first introduced by Foster et al. (Econometrica 16(1):761–766, 1984) and which has been extensively used in applied work on deprivation.

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