Talk:Gini coefficient

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Limitations not convincing[edit]

Many of the arguments under the "limitations" section boil down to: the Gini measures inequality, not poverty (e.g. "for example, while both Bangladesh (per capita income of $1,693) and the Netherlands (per capita income of $42,183) had an income Gini index of 0.31 in 2010,[54] the quality of life, economic opportunity and absolute income in these countries are very different"; also the "Gini coefficient falls yet the poor get poorer, Gini coefficient rises yet everyone getting richer" section). But of course, it's *meant* to measure inequality, not poverty. I don't think this is a limitation of the measure. Perhaps it's a critique of people misusing the measure, but I'm not sure I've actually seen anyone misusing it in this way.

Citation Needed formatting?[edit]

Hello, I was planning to put on a citation needed tag. It ended up just showing the raw text. Came in and added a space, but still it showed the raw text. Any help formatting the citation needed? Thanks, Cocohead781 (talk) 01:14, 20 September 2017 (UTC)

@Cocohead781: Fixed. The visual editor had marked most of the template as literal text, possibly thrown off by the quote marks in the Reason field. Nitpicking polish (talk) 14:15, 20 September 2017 (UTC)

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