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The source of differences in population distributions

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This note shows that when the distribution of a variable in different populations is affected by two or more factors, differences in population distributions may be due exclusively to differences in the distribution of one factor only.

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  • De Fraja, Gianni, 2011. "The source of differences in population distributions," Mathematical Social Sciences, Elsevier, vol. 62(2), pages 130-132, September.
  • Handle: RePEc:eee:matsoc:v:62:y:2011:i:2:p:130-132
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    1. Gianni De Fraja, 2005. "Reverse Discrimination And Efficiency In Education," International Economic Review, Department of Economics, University of Pennsylvania and Osaka University Institute of Social and Economic Research Association, vol. 46(3), pages 1009-1031, August.
    2. Eugenio J. Miravete, 2002. "Preserving Log-Concavity Under Convolution: Comment," Econometrica, Econometric Society, vol. 70(3), pages 1253-1254, May.
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