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Third-degree stochastic dominance and inequality measurement

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  • Michel Le Breton

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  • Eugenio Peluso

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

Volume (Year): 7 (2009)
Issue (Month): 3 (September)
Pages: 249-268

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Handle: RePEc:kap:jecinq:v:7:y:2009:i:3:p:249-268

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Keywords: Inequality measurement; Stochastic dominance; Lorenz order; D31; D63;

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  1. Aaberge, Rolf & Havnes, Tarjei & Mogstad, Magne, 2013. "A Theory for Ranking Distribution Functions," IZA Discussion Papers 7738, Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA).
  2. Alain Trannoy & Eugenio Peluso, 2009. "Preserving Dominance Relations Through Disaggregation: The Evil and the Saint," Working Papers 60/2009, University of Verona, Department of Economics.
  3. Chan, Raymond H. & Clark, Ephraim & Wong, Wing-Keung, 2012. "On the Third Order Stochastic Dominance for Risk-Averse and Risk-Seeking Investors," MPRA Paper 42676, University Library of Munich, Germany.

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