This article describes the origins of the GINI Coefficient and analyzes how it came to be, when it was created, why it has been used for such a long time, as well as why modern-day economists and politicians are leaning towards other indices that focus on the extremes of the population.
This video clearly and succinctly goes through how the GINI Coefficient is calculated and what the index represents, as well as explain what the number given by the GINI Coefficient means.
This website by the United Nations Development Program gives a short definition of what the index means, and also has a chart with all countries, their GINI Coefficients and also their Human Development Ranks so that one can relate their inequality to their total level of development.
This Crash Course video analyzes the difference between wealth and income inequality, goes through the history of inequality, gives an overview of the GINI Coeffcicient, and also contains some of the opposing opinions to the inequality debate.
The debate on inequality is one that is dominant in many of the World’s congresses, parliaments, and corresponding bodies; this article explains the faults with many of those debates, and looks at the pros and cons of the GINI Coefficient from various perspectives, ultimately agreeing that it is the best indicator of equality, but also acknowledging that it can be too abstract to fully use effectively.