There are three prominent empirical results: Genuine personal leisure time in addition to income is an important and significant polarization attribute. Compensation is of economic and statistical significance. The new minimum 2DGAP approach reveals that multidimensional polarization increased in the 1990s in Germany.
We thank the participants of the ECINEQ 2013 conference in Bari, Italy, for their helpful comments.
Merz, J. and Scherg, B. (2014), "Polarization of Time and Income – A Multidimensional Analysis for Germany", Economic Well-Being and Inequality: Papers from the Fifth ECINEQ Meeting (Research on Economic Inequality, Vol. 22), Emerald Group Publishing Limited, pp. 273-321. https://doi.org/10.1108/S1049-258520140000022009Download as .RIS
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