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The empirical assessment of multidimensional welfare, inequality and poverty: Sample weighted multivariate generalizations of the Kolmogorov–Smirnov two sample tests for stochastic dominance

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

    Volume (Year): 6 (2008)
    Issue (Month): 1 (March)
    Pages: 73-87

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    Keywords: welfare; inequality; poverty;

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    Cited by:
    1. Thanasis Stengos & Brennan S. Thompson, 2011. "Testing for Bivariate Stochastic Dominance Using Inequality Restrictions," Working Paper Series 32_11, The Rimini Centre for Economic Analysis.
    2. James Foster & Sabina Alkire, 2011. "Understandings and Misunderstandings of Multidimensional Poverty Measurement," Working Papers 2011-18, The George Washington University, Institute for International Economic Policy.

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