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Estimation of Lorenz curves: a Bayesian nonparametric approach

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  • Hasegawa, Hikaru
  • Kozumi, Hideo
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    Article provided by Elsevier in its journal Journal of Econometrics.

    Volume (Year): 115 (2003)
    Issue (Month): 2 (August)
    Pages: 277-291

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    Handle: RePEc:eee:econom:v:115:y:2003:i:2:p:277-291

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    1. Keisuke Hirano, 2002. "Semiparametric Bayesian Inference in Autoregressive Panel Data Models," Econometrica, Econometric Society, vol. 70(2), pages 781-799, March.
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    1. Zheng, Xiaoyong, 2008. "Semiparametric Bayesian estimation of mixed count regression models," Economics Letters, Elsevier, vol. 100(3), pages 435-438, September.
    2. Heshmati, Almas, 2004. "A Review of Decomposition of Income Inequality," IZA Discussion Papers 1221, Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA).
    3. Duangkamon Chotikapanich & William E. Griffiths, 2006. "Bayesian Assessment of Lorenz and Stochastic Dominance in Income Distributions," Department of Economics - Working Papers Series 960, The University of Melbourne.
    4. William E. Griffiths and Gholamreza Hajargasht, 2012. "GMM Estimation of Mixtures from Grouped Data:," Department of Economics - Working Papers Series 1148, The University of Melbourne.
    5. Heshmati, Almas, 2004. "Inequalities and Their Measurement," IZA Discussion Papers 1219, Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA).
    6. Tong Li & Xiaoyong Zheng, 2006. "Entry and competition effects in first-price auctions: theory and evidence from procurement auctions," CeMMAP working papers CWP13/06, Centre for Microdata Methods and Practice, Institute for Fiscal Studies.
    7. Krause, Melanie, 2012. "Parametric Lorenz Curves and the Modality of the Income Density Function," Annual Conference 2012 (Goettingen): New Approaches and Challenges for the Labor Market of the 21st Century 67390, Verein für Socialpolitik / German Economic Association.
    8. Duangkamon Chotikapanich & William E Griffiths, 2008. "Estimating Income Distributions Using a Mixture of Gamma Densities," Department of Economics - Working Papers Series 1034, The University of Melbourne.
    9. Chiara Gigliarano & Pietro Muliere, 2013. "Estimating the Lorenz curve and Gini index with right censored data: a Polya tree approach," METRON, Springer, vol. 71(2), pages 105-122, September.
    10. Tong Li & Xiaoyong Zheng, 2008. "Semiparametric Bayesian inference for dynamic Tobit panel data models with unobserved heterogeneity," Journal of Applied Econometrics, John Wiley & Sons, Ltd., vol. 23(6), pages 699-728.

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