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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.

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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)
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Additional Information: © 1999 Frank Cowell and Maria-Pia Victoria-Feser
Divisions: Economics
Centre for Analysis of Social Exclusion
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HV Social pathology. Social and public welfare. Criminology
H Social Sciences > HA Statistics
JEL classification: 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
Date Deposited: 27 Apr 2007
Last Modified: 16 May 2024 11:22

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