# Suntory and Toyota International Centres for Economics and Related Disciplines, LSE

# STICERD - Distributional Analysis Research Programme Papers

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### 2010

**102 Tax Compliance by Firms and Audit Policy***by*Ralph Bayer & Frank A Cowell

### 2009

**101 Goodness-of-Fit: An Economic Approach***by*Sanghamitra Bandyopadhyay & Frank A Cowell & Emmanuel Flachaire**100 Inequality Decomposition - A Reconciliation***by*Frank A Cowell & Carlo V. Fiorio**099 The Class of Absolute Decomposable Inequality Measures***by*Kristof Bosmans & Frank A Cowell**095 Redistributive Taxation, PublicExpenditure and the Size of Government***by*Sanghamitra Bandyopadhyay & Joan Esteban

### 2008

**098 Catastrophic Health ExpenditureandHousehold Well-Being***by*Ramses H. Abul Naga & Karine Lamiraud**097 Statistical Inference for MultidimensionalInequality Indices***by*Ramses H. Abul Naga**096 Corporate Tax Competition and Public Capital Stock***by*Pedro Gomes & François Pouget

### 2007

**95 Redistributive Taxation and PublicExpenditures***by*Sanghamitra Bandyopadhyay & Joan Esteban**94 Income Distribution and Inequality***by*Frank A Cowell**93 Distributional Orderings: An Approach with Seven Flavours***by*Yoram Amiel & Frank A Cowell & Wulf Gaertner**92 Inequality Measurement forOrdered Response Health Data***by*Ramses H. Abul Naga & Tarik Yalcin**91 Modelling Lorenz Curves:robust and semi-parametric issues***by*Frank A Cowell & Maria-Pia Victoria-Feser**90 On the Measurement of Polarisation:A questionnaire study***by*Yoram Amiel & Frank A Cowell & Xavier Ramos**89 Modelling Vulnerability in the UK***by*Sanghamitra Bandyopadhyay & Frank A Cowell

### 2006

**88 Inequality and Envy***by*Frank A Cowell & Udo Ebert**87 Growth and inequality: a demographicexplanation***by*Kazutoshi Miyazawa**86 Inequality: Measurement***by*Frank A Cowell**85 To Be or not To Be Involved:A Questionnaire-Experimental View on Harsanyi’sUtilitarian Ethics***by*Yoram Amiel & Frank A Cowell & Wulf Gaertner**83 Decomposition of Bivariate Inequality Indicesby Attributes***by*Ramses H. Abul Naga & Pierre-Yves Geoffard**82 Rethinking Inequality Decomposition:Comment***by*Frank A Cowell & Carlo V. Fiorio**81 Tax Compliance and Firms’ StrategicInterdependence***by*Ralph Bayer & Frank A Cowell**80 Anti-evasion auditing policy in thepresence of common income shocks***by*Miguel Sanchez**79 Vulnerable Households and Variable Incomes***by*Sanghamitra Bandyopadhyay & Frank A Cowell**78 Understanding Inequality Trends:Microsimulation Decomposition for Italy***by*Carlo V. Fiorio**77 Static and Dynamic Poverty in Spain, 1993-2000***by*Elena Bárcena Martín & Frank A Cowell

### 2005

**76 Income Fluctuation, Poverty and Well-Being Over Time: Theory and Application to Argentina***by*Guillermo Cruces**75 Growth and Inequality: A Demographic Explanation***by*Kazutoshi Miyazawa**73 Hierarchic contracting***by*Rafael Hortala-Vallve & Miguel Sanchez

### 2003

**71 Argentinas Crises and the Poor, 1995-2002***by*Guillermo Cruces & Quentin Wodon**70 Perceptions of Risk: an Experimental Approach using Internet Questionnaires***by*Frank A Cowell & Guillermo Cruces**69 Convergence Club Empirics: Some Dynamics and Explanations of Unequal Growth across Indian States***by*Sanghamitra Bandyopadhyay**68 Sticks and Carrots***by*Frank A Cowell**67 Theil, Inequality and the Structure of Income Distribution***by*Frank A Cowell**66 Preference Reversals and the Analysis of Income Distributions***by*Yoram Amiel & Frank A Cowell & Leima Davidovitz & Avraham Polovin

### 2002

**64 Who Bore the Burden of Wage Arrears in the Kyrgyz Republic?***by*Ceema Zahra Namazie**63 Early Evidence of Welfare Changes in the Kyrgyz Republic: Have Things Got Worse with Reforms?***by*Ceema Zahra Namazie**62 Intergenerational Mobility in Britain: Revisiting the Prediction Approach of Dearden, Machin and Reed***by*Ramses H. Abul Naga & Frank A Cowell**61 Complaints and Inequality***by*Frank A Cowell & Udo Ebert**60 Sensitivity of Inequality Measures to Extreme Values***by*Frank A Cowell & Emmanuel Flachaire**59 Measuring Inequality by Counting Complaints: Theory and Empirics***by*Kurt Devooght

### 2001

**58 The Wild Bootstrap, Tamed at Last***by*Emmanuel Flachaire**57 Robust Income Distribution Estimation with Missing Data***by*Maria-Pia Victoria-Feser**56 Attitudes towards Risk and Inequality: A Questionnaire-Experimental Approach***by*Yoram Amiel & Frank A Cowell**55 Risk and Inequality Perceptions***by*Yoram Amiel & Frank A Cowell**54 A Note on the Estimation of Intergenerational Income Correlations by the Method of Averaging***by*Ramses H. Abul Naga**53 Galtonian Regression of Intergenerational Income Linkages: Biased Procedures, a New Estimator and Mean-Square Error Comparisons***by*Ramses H. Abul Naga**52 Education, Inequality and Income Inequality***by*Daniele Checchi**51 Distributional Dominance with Dirty Data***by*Frank A Cowell & Maria-Pia Victoria-Feser**50 Robust Lorenz Curves: A Semiparametric Approach***by*Frank A Cowell & Maria-Pia Victoria-Feser

### 2000

**49 Decomposing Inequality in Greece: Results and Policy Implications***by*Christos Papatheodorou**48 Estimating Welfare Indices: Household Weights and Sample Design***by*Frank A Cowell & Stephen P Jenkins

### 1999

**47 Statistical Inference for Welfare under Complete and Incomplete Information***by*Frank A Cowell & Maria-Pia Victoria-Feser**46 Responsibility-Sensitive Fair Compensation in Different Cultures***by*Kurt Devooght & Erik Schokkaert**45 Income Inequality Comparisons with Dirty Data: The UK and Spain during the 1980s***by*Frank A Cowell & Julie Litchfield**44 Estimating the Intergenerational Correlation of Incomes: An Errors in Variables Framework***by*Ramses H. Abul Naga**43 Choices in Egalitarian Distribution: Inequality Aversion versus Risk Aversion***by*Leima Davidovitz & Yoram Kroll**42 Evaluation via Extended Orderings: Empirical Findings from West and East***by*Wulf Gaertner & Jochen Jungeilges

### 1998

**41 Education or Inflation? The Roles of Structural Factors and Macroeconomic Instability in Explaining Brazilian Inequality in the 1980s***by*Francisco H.G. Ferreira & Julie Litchfield**40 Happiness in Transition: The Case of Kyrgyzstan***by*Ceema Zahra Namazie & Peter Sanfey**39 Inequality in Greece: An Analysis by Income Source***by*Christos Papatheodorou**38 The Subjective Approach to the Measurement of Income Inequality (published in Handbook of Income Inequality Measurement, J Silber (ed), Kluwer Academic Publishers (1999), pp.227-241)***by*Yoram Amiel**37 Income Mobility: A Robust Approach (published in Income Inequality Measurement: From Theory to Practice, J Silber (ed, Dewenter: Kluver , 1999)***by*Frank A Cowell & Christian Schluter**36 Measurement of Inequality (published in Handbook of Income Distribution, A B Atkinson and F Bourguignon (eds), 1998)***by*Frank A Cowell**35 Statistical Inference for Lorenz Curves with Censored Data***by*Frank A Cowell & Maria-Pia Victoria-Feser**34 Inheritance and the Distribution of Wealth***by*Frank A Cowell

### 1997

**33 Linear Inequality Concepts and Social Welfare***by*Udo Ebert**32 Prediction and Determination of Household Permanent Income***by*Ramses H. Abul Naga & Robin Burgess**31 Prediction and Sufficiency in the Model Factor Analysis***by*Ramses H. Abul Naga**30 On the Non-Stationarity of German Income Mobility (and some observations on poverty dynamics)***by*Christian Schluter**29 Inequality, Welfare and Monotonicity***by*Yoram Amiel & Frank A Cowell**28 On the Performance of Social Benefit Systems***by*Christian Schluter**27 Equivalence of Scales and Inequality (published in Income Inequality Measurement:From Theory to Practice, J Silber (ed), Dewenter: Kluver (1999)***by*Frank A Cowell & Magda Mercader-Prats**24 Income Transformation and Income Inequality (published in Advances in Econometrics, Income Distribution & Scientific Methodology: Essays in Honour of Camilo Dagum, Daniel Slottje (ed)(Physica Verlag, 1999)pp.209-232)***by*Yoram Amiel & Frank A Cowell

### 1996

**25 Estimation of Inequality Indices***by*Frank A Cowell**23 Growing Apart: Inequality and Poverty Trends in Brazil in the 1980s***by*Francisco H.G. Ferreira & Julie Litchfield**22 Workers or Employers: Who is Shaping Wage Inequality in Portugal?***by*Ana Rute Cardosa**21 Income Distribution in Brazil 1981-1990: Parametric and Non-Parametric Approaches***by*Frank A Cowell & Francisco H.G. Ferreira & Julie Litchfield**20 Modelling Income Distribution in Spain: A Robust Parametric Approach***by*Mercedes Prieto Alaiz & Maria-Pia Victoria-Feser**19 Robust Estimation of Income Distribution Models with Grouped Data***by*Elvezio Ronchetti & Maria-Pia Victoria-Feser**18 Choosing Between Two Income Distribution Models with Contaminated Data***by*Maria-Pia Victoria-Feser**17 Income Mobility in Germany: Evidence from Panel Data***by*Christian Schluter**16 Income Distribution and Inequality in Germany: Evidence from Panel Data***by*Christian Schluter**15 Poverty Dynamics in Spain: A study of transitions in the 1990s***by*Olga Cantó-Sánchez**14 Distributional Orderings and the Transfer Principle: A Re-Examination (Now published in Research in Economic Inequality, vol.8 (1998), pp.195-215)***by*Yoram Amiel & Frank A Cowell**13 Welfare Judgements in the Presence Contaminated Data***by*Frank A Cowell & Maria-Pia Victoria-Feser**12 Family Instability, Family Incomes and Inequality***by*Frank A Cowell

### 1995

**11 Public Pension Reform, Demographics ,and Inequality***by*Robert K von Weizsäcker**10 The Allocation of Benefits underUncertainty: A Decision-Theoretic Framework***by*Ramses H. Abul Naga

### 1994

**09 Identifying the Poor: A Multiple Indicator Approach***by*Ramses H. Abul Naga**08 Robustness properties of poverty indices***by*Frank A Cowell & Maria-Pia Victoria-Feser**07 How much inequality can we explain? A methodology and an application to the USA (Now published in The Economic Journal, vol.105, no.429 (March 1995), pp. 421-430)***by*Frank A Cowell & Stephen P Jenkins**05 The Measurement of Poverty: An Experimental Questionnaire Investigation (published in Economic Letters, vol.22 (1997), pp.571-588)***by*Yoram Amiel & Frank A Cowell

### 1993

**06 Monotonicity and the Pareto Principle (Now published in Economic Letters 45 (1994), pp.447-450)***by*Yoram Amiel & Frank A Cowell**04 Robust estimation of personal income distribution models***by*Maria-Pia Victoria-Feser**03 Mixed dominance: a new criterion for poverty analysis***by*Stephen Howes**02 Why not to aggregate up: the influence of aggregation on the ordering of distributions***by*Stephen Howes**01 Robustness Properties of Inequality Measures: The Influence Function and the Principle of Transfers (Revised version in Economica, 64 (1996), pp.77-101)***by*Frank A Cowell & Maria-Pia Victoria-Feser