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Variability ordering of heavy-tailed distributions with applications to order statistics

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Based on a necessary condition for variability ordering of distributions with regularly varying tails it is shown that, for such distributions, order statistics from the same sample are not comparable in the sense of several well-known variability orders. General restrictions in the two-sample case are also indicated.

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  • Kleiber, Christian, 2002. "Variability ordering of heavy-tailed distributions with applications to order statistics," Statistics & Probability Letters, Elsevier, vol. 58(4), pages 381-388, July.
  • Handle: RePEc:eee:stapro:v:58:y:2002:i:4:p:381-388
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    1. Kleiber, Christian, 2005. "The Lorenz curve in economics and econometrics," Technical Reports 2005,30, Technische Universität Dortmund, Sonderforschungsbereich 475: Komplexitätsreduktion in multivariaten Datenstrukturen.
    2. Kochar, Subhash, 2006. "Lorenz ordering of order statistics," Statistics & Probability Letters, Elsevier, vol. 76(17), pages 1855-1860, November.
    3. James Townsend & Hans Colonius, 2005. "Variability of the MAX and MIN Statistic: A Theory of the Quantile Spread as a Function of Sample Size," Psychometrika, Springer;The Psychometric Society, vol. 70(4), pages 759-772, December.

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