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Asymptotic and bootstrap inference for the generalized Gini indices

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  • Giovanni Maria Giorgi
  • Paola Palmitesta
  • Corrado Provasi

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Article provided by Dipartimento di Statistica, Probabilità e Statistiche Applicate - University of Rome in its journal Metron.

Volume (Year): LXIV (2006)
Issue (Month): 1 ()
Pages: 107-124

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Handle: RePEc:mtn:ancoec:060107

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  1. Joseph Gastwirth & Reza Modarres & Efstathia Bura, 2005. "The use of the Lorenz curve, Gini index and related measures of relative inequality and uniformity in securities law," Metron - International Journal of Statistics, Dipartimento di Statistica, Probabilità e Statistiche Applicate - University of Rome, vol. 0(3), pages 451-469.
  2. Qin, Yongsong & Rao, J.N.K. & Wu, Changbao, 2010. "Empirical likelihood confidence intervals for the Gini measure of income inequality," Economic Modelling, Elsevier, vol. 27(6), pages 1429-1435, November.

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