7.1 Required reading
Atkinson, A. B. (1992), Measuring inequality and differing social judgements, JAI Press, pp. 29-56.
Atkinson, A. B. (1970), 'On the measurement of inequality', Journal of Economic Theory2(3), 244-263.
Bosmans, K.; Decancq, K. and Decoster, A. (2011), 'The evolution of global inequality: absolute, relative and intermediate views' CES discussion paper 11.03.
Bourguignon, F. and Ferreira, F. (2005), Decomposing changes in the distribution of household incomes: methodological aspects, in F Bourguignon; F Ferreira and N. Lustig, ed., 'The Microeconomics of Income Distribution Dynamics in East Asia and Latin America', Oxford University Press.
Decancq, K. (2011), 'Measuring global well-being inequality: A dimension-by-dimension or multidimensional approach?', Reflets et perspectives de la vie économique11(4), 179 - 196.
Decancq, K.; Goedemé, T.; den Bosch, K. V. and Vanhille., J. (forthcoming), The evolution of poverty in the Europe Union: concepts, measurement and data, in Cantillon Bea and Vandenbroucke Frank, ed., 'Reconciling work and poverty reduction: how successful are European welfare states?', Oxford University Press., .
Decancq, K. and Schokkaert, E. (2013), 'Beyond GDP: measuring social progress in the EU', Technical report, Euroforum discussion paper 4.
Lambert, P. (2001), The distribution and redistribution of income, Manchester University Press, Manchester. (chapters 2-6)
Milanovic, B. (2011), The Haves and the Have-Nots: A Brief and Idiosyncratic History of Global Inequality, Basic Books. (chapter 1)
OECD (2011), Divided we stand: Why inequality keeps rising (Executive Summary), OECD Publishing.
Sen, A. K. (1997), 'From income inequality to economic inequality.', Southern Economic Journal2, 384.
Sen, A. K. (1985), Commodities and Capabilities, North-Holland, Amsterdam and Oxford. (chapter 2)
Sen, A. K. (1973), On Economic Inequality, Clarendon Press, Oxford. (chapter 2)
Voitchovsky, S. (2009), Inequality and Economic Growth, in Wiemer Salverda; Brian Nolan and Tim Smeeding, ed., 'The Oxford Handbook of Economic Inequality.', Oxford University Press., Oxford.
7.2 Optional reading
The following study material can be studied voluntarily :