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Statistical inference for welfare under complete and incomplete information

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  • Cowell, Frank
  • Victoria-Feser, Maria-Pia

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We show how a collection of results in the literature on the empirical estimation of welfare indicators from sample data can be unified. We also demonstrate how some of these ideas can be extended to empirically important cases where the data have been trimmed or censored.

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  • Cowell, Frank & Victoria-Feser, Maria-Pia, 1999. "Statistical inference for welfare under complete and incomplete information," LSE Research Online Documents on Economics 2054, London School of Economics and Political Science, LSE Library.
  • Handle: RePEc:ehl:lserod:2054
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    1. Harkness, Susan, 2004. "Social and Political Indicators of Human Well-being," WIDER Working Paper Series 033, World Institute for Development Economic Research (UNU-WIDER).
    2. Cowell, Frank & Victoria-Feser, Maria-Pia, 2001. "Distributional dominance with dirty data," LSE Research Online Documents on Economics 2239, London School of Economics and Political Science, LSE Library.
    3. Frank A Cowell & Maria-Pia Victoria-Feser, 2001. "Robust Lorenz Curves: A Semiparametric Approach," STICERD - Distributional Analysis Research Programme Papers 50, Suntory and Toyota International Centres for Economics and Related Disciplines, LSE.

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    Keywords

    inequality measurement; income distribution; Lorenz curve; influence function; sampling variance; censoring; trimming;

    JEL classification:

    • C13 - Mathematical and Quantitative Methods - - Econometric and Statistical Methods and Methodology: General - - - Estimation: General
    • D63 - Microeconomics - - Welfare Economics - - - Equity, Justice, Inequality, and Other Normative Criteria and Measurement

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