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Graphing a Lorenz Curve and Calculating the Gini Coefficient

Grade Levels

10th Grade, 11th Grade, 12th Grade, 9th Grade

Course, Subject

Economics

Description

In this lesson, students receive raw data to construct a Lorenz Curve and calculate the Gini Coefficient. This lesson prepares AP Microeconomics students for the Advanced Placement exam. The teacher will briefly interpret the Gini Coefficient.

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EconEdLink

 

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