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The Lorenz curve in economics and econometrics

Kleiber, Christian. (2007) The Lorenz curve in economics and econometrics. WWZ Discussion Papers, 2007 (09).

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Abstract

This paper surveys selected applications of the Lorenz curve and related stochastic NEWLINE orders in economics and econometrics, with a bias towards problems in statistical NEWLINE distribution theory. These include characterizations of income distributions in terms NEWLINE of families of inequality measures, Lorenz ordering of multiparameter distributions NEWLINE in terms of their parameters, probability inequalities for distributions of quadratic NEWLINE forms, and Condorcet jury theorems.
Faculties and Departments:06 Faculty of Business and Economics
06 Faculty of Business and Economics > Departement Wirtschaftswissenschaften
06 Faculty of Business and Economics > Departement Wirtschaftswissenschaften > Professuren Wirtschaftswissenschaften > ├ľkonometrie und Statistik (Kleiber)
06 Faculty of Business and Economics > Departement Wirtschaftswissenschaften > WWZ Forum
12 Special Collections > WWZ Publications > WWZ Discussion Papers and Working Papers
UniBasel Contributors:Kleiber, Christian
Item Type:Working Paper
Publisher:WWZ, University of Basel
Number of Pages:34
Note:Publication type according to Uni Basel Research Database: Discussion paper / Internet publication
Language:English
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  • handle: RePEc:bsl:wpaper:2007/09
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