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Statistical Methods for Distributional Analysis


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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Frank A. Cowell, Emmanuel Flachaire. Statistical Methods for Distributional Analysis. Atkinson, A.B. and Bourguignon, F. Handbook of Income Distribution, 2A, Ch.6, Elsevier, pp.359--465, 2015, 978-0-444-59430-3. ⟨hal-01457398⟩
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