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The effect of measurement error on the estimated shape of the world distribution of income

  • Parmeter, Christopher F.

This note examines the robustness that two modes exist in the world's density of per capita income. Our results suggest that this bimodal feature is robust and are arrived at using recently developed nonparametric deconvolution techniques.

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Article provided by Elsevier in its journal Economics Letters.

Volume (Year): 100 (2008)
Issue (Month): 3 (September)
Pages: 373-376

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