Develop and estimate a multidimensional index of diversity that combines information on population shares of different ethnicities with information on income, education, employment and in general socio-economic outcomes. This information will take into account the distance among ethnic groups along several dimensions that may constitute relevant cleavages for social cohesion and conflict.
Modelling and empirical research
Walter Bossert, Professor, Département de sciences économiques, Université de Montréal
Funded by the European Commission (6th Framework Programme, Contract no. CIT2-2004-506084).
Funding issued to the Innocenzo Gasparini Institute for Economic Research (IGIER).