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The Lorenz curve in economics and econometrics

Kleiber, Christian. (2008) The Lorenz curve in economics and econometrics. In: Advances on income inequality and concentration measures. London, S. 225-242.

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Abstract

This paper surveys selected applications of the Lorenz curve and related stochastic orders in economics and econometrics, with a bias towards problems in statistical distribution theory. These include characterizations of income distributions in terms of families of inequality measures, Lorenz ordering of multiparameter distributions in terms of their parameters, probability inequalities for distributions of quadratic forms, and Condorcet jury theorems.
Faculties and Departments:06 Faculty of Business and Economics > Departement Wirtschaftswissenschaften > Professuren Wirtschaftswissenschaften > ├ľkonometrie und Statistik (Kleiber)
UniBasel Contributors:Kleiber, Christian
Item Type:Book Section, refereed
Bibsysno:Link to catalogue
Publisher:Routledge
ISBN:978-0-415-44337-1 (hbk.) ; 978-0-203-92792-2 (ebk)
Series Name:Routledge frontiers of political economy
Issue Number:102
Note:Additional series information: Routledge Frontiers of Political Economy -- Publication type according to Uni Basel Research Database: Book item
Last Modified:22 Mar 2012 14:30
Deposited On:22 Mar 2012 14:14

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