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Interpolation of Gini Index?

Is there a conventional curve used to interpolate the Lorenz curves that model the distribution for calculating the Gini coefficient? Is it polynomial? But why? Which degree?
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How did the authors of the (Credit Suisse) Global Wealth Databook calculate the Gini coefficient?

how are you doing? I read the Global Wealth Reports from Credit Suisse and I wondered how the authors calculated the Gini coefficient. For example, on page 84 of this databook from 2010, how did they ...
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Does Singapore's computation of the Gini coefficient exclude low-paid foreign workers?

The Economist (2015-07-16): But Singapore measures its coefficient rather differently, excluding shorter-term foreign workers and non-working families. More generally, how is Singapore's Gini ...