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The impact of taxes and transfer payments on the distribution of income: A parametric comparison

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  • Samuel Dastrup
  • Rachel Hartshorn
  • James McDonald

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Article provided by Springer in its journal The Journal of Economic Inequality.

Volume (Year): 5 (2007)
Issue (Month): 3 (December)
Pages: 353-369

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Handle: RePEc:kap:jecinq:v:5:y:2007:i:3:p:353-369

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Keywords: distribution of income; Gini coefficient; generalized beta; Dagum; Singh–Madalla;

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  1. Michał Brzeziński, 2014. "Empirical modeling of the impact factor distribution," Working Papers 2014-01, Faculty of Economic Sciences, University of Warsaw.
  2. Michał Brzeziński, 2013. "Asymptotic and bootstrap inference for top income shares," Working Papers 2013-01, Faculty of Economic Sciences, University of Warsaw.
  3. Markus Jäntti & Stephen Jenkins, 2010. "The impact of macroeconomic conditions on income inequality," Journal of Economic Inequality, Springer, vol. 8(2), pages 221-240, June.
  4. Michał Brzeziński, 2013. "Parametric modelling of income distribution in Central and Eastern Europe," Working Papers 2013-31, Faculty of Economic Sciences, University of Warsaw.
  5. Boccanfuso, Dorothée & Richard, Patrick & Savard, Luc, 2013. "Parametric and nonparametric income distribution estimators in CGE micro-simulation modeling," Economic Modelling, Elsevier, vol. 35(C), pages 892-899.
  6. Antoni Bosch-Domènech & José Montalvo & Rosemarie Nagel & Albert Satorra, 2010. "A finite mixture analysis of beauty-contest data using generalized beta distributions," Experimental Economics, Springer, vol. 13(4), pages 461-475, December.

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