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Hirschman-Herfindahl index determination under incomplete information

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  • Eric Nauenberg
  • Kisalaya Basu
  • Harish Chand

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This paper utilizes techniques from combinatorics to derive a closed form solution for an estimator of that portion of a Hirschman-Herfindahl index which measures concentration for that segment of the market with unattributed market share. This index makes more complete use of sample information than other more conventional measures of limited-information market concentration like the C4 and C8 indices.

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Article provided by Taylor & Francis Journals in its journal Applied Economics Letters.

Volume (Year): 4 (1997)
Issue (Month): 10 ()
Pages: 639-642

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Handle: RePEc:taf:apeclt:v:4:y:1997:i:10:p:639-642

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Cited by:
  1. Kaushik Bhattacharya, 2003. "How good is the BankScope database? A cross-validation exercise with correction factors for market concentration measures," BIS Working Papers 133, Bank for International Settlements.
  2. Crama, Yves & Leruth, Luc, 2007. "Control and voting power in corporate networks: Concepts and computational aspects," European Journal of Operational Research, Elsevier, vol. 178(3), pages 879-893, May.
  3. Eric Nauenberg & Mahdi Alkhamisi & Yuri Andrijuk, 2004. "Simulation of a Hirschman-Herfindahl index without complete market share information," Health Economics, John Wiley & Sons, Ltd., vol. 13(1), pages 87-94.

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