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Statistical inference for welfare under complete and incomplete information

Cowell, Frank and Victoria-Feser, Maria-Pia (1999) Statistical inference for welfare under complete and incomplete information. Distributional Analysis Research Programme; DARP 47, 47. Suntory and Toyota International Centres for Economics and Related Disciplines, London School of Economics and Political Science, London.

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Abstract

We show how a collection of results in the literature on the empirical estimation of welfare indicators from sample data can be unified. We also demonstrate how some of these ideas can be extended to empirically important cases where the data have been trimmed or censored.

Item Type: Monograph (Discussion Paper)
Official URL: http://sticerd.lse.ac.uk
Additional Information: © 1999 Frank Cowell and Maria-Pia Victoria-Feser
Library of Congress subject classification: H Social Sciences > HV Social pathology. Social and public welfare. Criminology
H Social Sciences > HA Statistics
Journal of Economic Literature Classification System: C - Mathematical and Quantitative Methods > C1 - Econometric and Statistical Methods: General > C13 - Estimation
D - Microeconomics > D6 - Welfare Economics > D63 - Equity, Justice, Inequality, and Other Normative Criteria and Measurement
Sets: Collections > Economists Online
Departments > Economics
Research centres and groups > Suntory and Toyota International Centres for Economics and Related Disciplines (STICERD)
Research centres and groups > Centre for Analysis of Social Exclusion (CASE)
Rights: http://www.lse.ac.uk/library/usingTheLibrary/academicSupport/OA/depositYourResearch.aspx
Identification Number: 47
Date Deposited: 27 Apr 2007
URL: http://eprints.lse.ac.uk/2054/

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