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Methods for distributional analysis

Cowell, Frank and Flachaire, Emmanuel (2014) Methods for distributional analysis. In: Atkinson, Anthony B. and Bourguignon, F., (eds.) Handbook of Income Distribution. Elsevier (Firm), North Holland, Amsterdam, pp. 359-466. ISBN 9780444594303

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This Chapter is about the techniques, formal and informal, that are commonly used to give quantitative answers in the field of distributional analysis - covering subjects including inequality, poverty and the modelling of income distributions. It deals with parametric and non-parametric approaches and the way in which imperfections in data may be handled in practice.

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Additional Information: © 2014 Elsevier
Divisions: STICERD
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HB Economic Theory
Date Deposited: 11 Apr 2016 11:19
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