EuroEconomica, Vol 34, No 2 (2015)

Fuzzy multidimensional inequality measurement. Policies to reduce inequality in Tunisia

Lamia Hasnaoui, Besma Belhadj


This article debated a systematic treatment of the conceptual frame work of the multidimensional fuzzy measurement of inequality. Therefore, fuzzy logic is a type of multivalued logic consequential from fuzzy set theory. The introduction of the dimension relative to the human existence like health, energy and housing… provides considerable enrichment to our understanding of inequality and its causes. In fact, we propose a multidimentional fuzzy measurement with the membership functions of inequality then we suggested some policies to reduce inequality. An application based on individual well-being data from Tunisian households in 2010 is presented to illustrate use of the proposed index.


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