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    GINI Coefficient

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    Consider the following land distribution data for a developing country:
    Holding size % Holdings % Holdings Area CUMUL
    Less than 1 50 5 5
    1-2 20 10 15
    2-10 15 15 30
    10-100 10 20 50
    GT 100 5 50 100
    a. Find the Gini coefficient
    b. If ten percent of the land of the farms in the top 5% (measured by size) were transferred equally to the poorest 50% of farms, what happens to inequality?

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    "Consider the following land distribution data for a developing country:
    a. Find the Gini coefficient
    "

    Holding Size % Holding Cumulative % Holding % Holding Area Cumulative % Holding Area 
    0 0 0.00% 0 0
    Less than ...

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    GINI Coefficient is clearly identified.

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