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A general functional form for approximating the Lorenz curve

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  • Basmann, R. L.
  • Hayes, K. J.
  • Slottje, D. J.
  • Johnson, J. D.

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  • Basmann, R. L. & Hayes, K. J. & Slottje, D. J. & Johnson, J. D., 1990. "A general functional form for approximating the Lorenz curve," Journal of Econometrics, Elsevier, vol. 43(1-2), pages 77-90.
  • Handle: RePEc:eee:econom:v:43:y:1990:i:1-2:p:77-90
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    14. Thomas, Saji & Senauer, Benjamin, 1993. "The Distribution Of Full Income Versus Money Income In The United States," Staff Papers 13986, University of Minnesota, Department of Applied Economics.
    15. ZuXiang Wang & Yew-Kwang Ng & Russell Smyth, 2007. "Revisiting The Ordered Family Of Lorenz Curves," Monash Economics Working Papers 19-07, Monash University, Department of Economics.
    16. Ogwang, Tomson & Gouranga Rao, U. L., 1996. "A new functional form for approximating the Lorenz curve," Economics Letters, Elsevier, vol. 52(1), pages 21-29, July.
    17. Ogwang, Tomson & Rao, U. L. Gouranga, 2000. "Hybrid models of the Lorenz curve," Economics Letters, Elsevier, vol. 69(1), pages 39-44, October.
    18. Sarabia, José María & Prieto, Faustino & Sarabia, María, 2010. "Revisiting a functional form for the Lorenz curve," Economics Letters, Elsevier, vol. 107(2), pages 249-252, May.
    19. Wan, Guang Hua, 2001. "Changes in regional inequality in rural China: decomposing the Gini index by income sources," Australian Journal of Agricultural and Resource Economics, Australian Agricultural and Resource Economics Society, vol. 45(3), September.
    20. Herrerías Pleguezuelo, R. & García Fernández, R. Mª, 2001. "Un análisis de la desigualdad de la renta entre las provincias andaluzas, a partir de los datos de la E.B.P.F. y de renta corregidos (1990-91), utilizando estimaciones de combinaciones lineales convex," Estudios de Economía Aplicada, Estudios de Economía Aplicada, vol. 19, pages 21-36, Diciembre.
    21. Sarabia, José María & Gómez-Déniz, Emilio & Sarabia, María & Prieto, Faustino, 2010. "A general method for generating parametric Lorenz and Leimkuhler curves," Journal of Informetrics, Elsevier, vol. 4(4), pages 524-539.

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