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Table 2 Decomposition of the main indicators of inequality

From: Decomposing inequality changes in Uruguay: the role of formalization in the labor market

  2001–2013 2001–2006 2006–2013
  90–10 90–50 50–10 Gini 90–10 90–50 50–10 Gini 90–10 90–50 50–10 Gini
Total change −0.258 −0.167 −0.091 −0.059 0.058 0.029 0.029 0.01 −0.317 −0.196 −0.121 −0.069
  [0.0205] [0.0145] [0.0147] [0.00118]*** [0.0214] [0.0148] [0.0164] [0.00131]*** [0.0116] [0.0082] [0.0085] [0.00103]***
Returns −0.129 −0.157 0.028 −0.062 0.051 0.017 0.034 0.007 −0.19 −0.174 −0.016 −0.063
  [0.0231] [0.0143] [0.0181] [0.000336]*** [0.0207] [0.0141] [0.0162] [0.000213]*** [0.0122] [0.0079] [0.0096] [0.000222]***
Composition −0.007 0.031 −0.038 −0.01 0.028 0.017 0.011 0.006 −0.084 −0.006 −0.078 −0.013
  [0.0135] [0.0096] [0.0091] [0.00114]*** [0.0073] [0.0058] [0.0040] [0.00133]*** [0.0064] [0.0037] [0.0047] [0.000985]***
Interaction −0.122 −0.041 −0.081 0.013 −0.022 −0.006 −0.016 −0.002 −0.043 −0.016 −0.026 0.007
  [0.0158] [0.0095] [0.0134] [0.000622]*** [0.0060] [0.0042] [0.0043] [0.000255]*** [0.0070] [0.0034] [0.0062] [0.000303]***
Total 100 % 100 % 100 % 100 % 100 % 100 % 100 % 100 % 100 % 100 % 100 % 100 %
Returns 50 % 94 % −31 % 105 % 88 % 59 % 117 % 70 % 60 % 89 % 13 % 91 %
Composition 3 % −19 % 42 % 17 % 48 % 59 % 38 % 60 % 26 % 3 % 64 % 19 %
Interaction 47 % 25 % 89 % −22 % −38 % −21 % −55 % −20 % 14 % 8 % 21 % −10 %
  1. Source: own estimations based on household surveys
  2. ***Significant at 1 %