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Distribution-Free Inference for Welfare Indices under Complete and Incomplete Information

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  • Frank Cowell
  • Maria-Pia Victoria-Feser

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Volume (Year): 1 (2003)
Issue (Month): 3 (December)
Pages: 191-219

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Handle: RePEc:kap:jecinq:v:1:y:2003:i:3:p:191-219

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Keywords: censoring; income distribution; inequality measurement; influence function; Lorenz curve; sampling variance; trimming;

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  1. Frank Cowell & Maria-Pia Victoria-Feser, 2001. "Robust Lorenz curves : a semi-parametric approach," LSE Research Online Documents on Economics 2155, London School of Economics and Political Science, LSE Library.
  2. Cowell, Frank A & Victoria-Feser, Maria-Pia, 1996. "Robustness Properties of Inequality Measures," Econometrica, Econometric Society, Econometric Society, vol. 64(1), pages 77-101, January.
  3. Frank Cowell & Maria-Pia Victoria-Feser, 2001. "Distributional dominance with dirty data," LSE Research Online Documents on Economics 2239, London School of Economics and Political Science, LSE Library.
  4. Shorrocks, Anthony F, 1983. "Ranking Income Distributions," Economica, London School of Economics and Political Science, London School of Economics and Political Science, vol. 50(197), pages 3-17, February.
  5. Frank Cowell & Maria-Pia Victoria-Feser, 1998. "Statistical inference for Lorenz curves with censored data," LSE Research Online Documents on Economics 2049, London School of Economics and Political Science, LSE Library.
  6. Cowell, Frank A. & Victoria-Feser, Maria-Pia, 1996. "Poverty measurement with contaminated data: A robust approach," European Economic Review, Elsevier, vol. 40(9), pages 1761-1771, December.
  7. Joshua Angrist & Alan Krueger, 1998. "Empirical Strategies in Labor Economics," Working Papers 780, Princeton University, Department of Economics, Industrial Relations Section..
  8. Sen, Amartya K, 1976. "Poverty: An Ordinal Approach to Measurement," Econometrica, Econometric Society, Econometric Society, vol. 44(2), pages 219-31, March.
  9. Gastwirth, Joseph L, 1971. "A General Definition of the Lorenz Curve," Econometrica, Econometric Society, Econometric Society, vol. 39(6), pages 1037-39, November.
  10. Frank A. Cowell & Maria-Pia Victoria-Feser, 2002. "Welfare Rankings in the Presence of Contaminated Data," Econometrica, Econometric Society, Econometric Society, vol. 70(3), pages 1221-1233, May.
  11. Valentino Dardanoni & Antonio Forcina, 1999. "Inference for Lorenz curve orderings," Econometrics Journal, Royal Economic Society, vol. 2(1), pages 49-75.
  12. Beach, Charles M & Davidson, Russell, 1983. "Distribution-Free Statistical Inference with Lorenz Curves and Income Shares," Review of Economic Studies, Wiley Blackwell, Wiley Blackwell, vol. 50(4), pages 723-35, October.
  13. Frank Cowell, 1998. "Measurement of inequality," LSE Research Online Documents on Economics 2084, London School of Economics and Political Science, LSE Library.
  14. Frank Cowell, 1996. "Estimation of inequality indices," LSE Research Online Documents on Economics 2229, London School of Economics and Political Science, LSE Library.
  15. Koenker, Roger W & Bassett, Gilbert, Jr, 1978. "Regression Quantiles," Econometrica, Econometric Society, Econometric Society, vol. 46(1), pages 33-50, January.
  16. Cowell, Frank A., 1989. "Sampling variance and decomposable inequality measures," Journal of Econometrics, Elsevier, Elsevier, vol. 42(1), pages 27-41, September.
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Cited by:
  1. Frank Cowell & M.P. Victoria-Feser, 2007. "Modelling Lorenz curves: robust and semi-parametric issues," LSE Research Online Documents on Economics 2694, London School of Economics and Political Science, LSE Library.
  2. Dorothée Boccanfuso & Bernard Decaluwé & Luc Savard, 2008. "Poverty, income distribution and CGE micro-simulation modeling: Does the functional form of distribution matter?," Journal of Economic Inequality, Springer, Springer, vol. 6(2), pages 149-184, June.
  3. William C. Horrace & Joseph T. Marchand & Timothy M. Smeeding, 2006. "Ranking Inequality: Applications of Multivariate Subset Selection," Working Papers 21, ECINEQ, Society for the Study of Economic Inequality.
  4. Matti Langel & Yves Tillé, 2012. "Inference by linearization for Zenga’s new inequality index: a comparison with the Gini index," Metrika, Springer, Springer, vol. 75(8), pages 1093-1110, November.
  5. Frank Cowell & Maria-Pia Victoria-Feser, 2007. "Robust stochastic dominance: A semi-parametric approach," Journal of Economic Inequality, Springer, Springer, vol. 5(1), pages 21-37, April.
  6. Beat Hulliger & Tobias Schoch, 2014. "Robust, distribution-free inference for income share ratios under complex sampling," AStA Advances in Statistical Analysis, Springer, Springer, vol. 98(1), pages 63-85, January.
  7. Cowell, Frank A. & Victoria-Feser, Maria-Pia, 2006. "Distributional Dominance With Trimmed Data," Journal of Business & Economic Statistics, American Statistical Association, American Statistical Association, vol. 24, pages 291-300, July.

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