Estimating Trends in Historical Heights
AbstractDevelops a robust statistical procedure to analyze the trend in height if the available samples are truncated at the minimum height requirement.
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Bibliographic InfoPaper provided by Department of Economics, University of Munich in its series Articles by John Komlos with number 25.
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Publication status: published in Historical Methods, 1990, 23, 116-120
height; truncated samples;
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- Roderick Floud & Bernard Harris, 1997.
"Health, Height, and Welfare: Britain, 1700-1980,"
in: Health and Welfare during Industrialization, pages 91-126
National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.
- Komlos, John & Baten, Jörg, 2003. "Looking Backward and Looking Forward: Anthropometric Research and the Development of Social Science History," Discussion Papers in Economics 59, University of Munich, Department of Economics.
- John Komlos, .
"On the Biological Standard of Living of Eighteenth-Century Americans: Taller, Richer, Healthier,"
Articles by John Komlos
3, Department of Economics, University of Munich.
- Komlos, John, 2003. "On the Biological Standard of Living of Eighteenth-Century Americans: Taller, Richer, Healthier," Discussion Papers in Economics 53, University of Munich, Department of Economics.
- Dobado González, Rafael / R & García Montero, Héctor / H, 2010.
"Colonial Origins of Inequality in Hispanic America? Some reflections based on new empirical evidence,"
28738, University Library of Munich, Germany.
- Dobado González, Rafael & García Montero, Héctor, 2010. "Colonial Origins of Inequality in Hispanic America? Some Reflections Based on New Empirical Evidence," Revista de Historia Económica, Cambridge University Press, vol. 28(02), pages 253-277, September.
- A'Hearn, Brian & Komlos, John, 2003. "Improvements in Maximum Likelihood Estimators of Truncated Normal Samples with Prior Knowledge of σ," Discussion Papers in Economics 51, University of Munich, Department of Economics.
- Komlos, John, 2003. "How to (and How Not to) Analyze Deficient Height Samples," Discussion Papers in Economics 56, University of Munich, Department of Economics.
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