Gini Coefficient

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The gini coefficient, the most commonly used measure of inequality, measures the extent to which the distribution of income among individuals or households deviates from a perfectly equal distribution. In a perfectly equal system, the gini coefficient would be zero, with a gini coefficient of 100 would be the least equal distribution possible. Metadata [i] Joseph Stiglitz, 2012. “The Price …

Civic Infrastructure

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Metadata [i] Heinz Center. “Human Links to Coastal Disasters,” The H. John Heinz III Center for Science, Economics and the Environment (2000). [ii] Institute of Government Studies, Resilience Capacity Index, The University of California Berkeley. http://brr.berkeley.edu/rci/site/sources Download Data:

Unemployment Rate

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Unemployment data come from two different sources: the American Community Survey (ACS) and the Local Area Unemployment Statistics (LAUS). Employment and unemployment estimates from the ACS and LAUS can differ because the surveys use different questions, samples, and collection methods. To learn more about each source, visit the Unemployment section of our Metadata page. Metadata [i] Oregon Employment Department [ii] …