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Bayesian Estimation of Atkinson Inequality Measures


  • Chotikapanich, D.
  • Creedy, J.


1.Introduction 2.Atkinson's Measure 2.1 Asymptotic Standard Errors 2.2 Grouped Data 3.Posterior Distributions 3.1 Posterior Density for The pis 3.2 Information About The uis 3.2.1 Lognormal Distribution of Income 3.2.2 Assumptions About Group Mean Incomes 4.Numerical Results 5.Conclusions

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  • Chotikapanich, D. & Creedy, J., 2000. "Bayesian Estimation of Atkinson Inequality Measures," Department of Economics - Working Papers Series 766, The University of Melbourne.
  • Handle: RePEc:mlb:wpaper:766

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    • C11 - Mathematical and Quantitative Methods - - Econometric and Statistical Methods and Methodology: General - - - Bayesian Analysis: General


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