The accuracy of graphs to describe size distributions
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- Rafael González-Val & Arturo Ramos & Fernando Sanz-Gracia, 2013. "The accuracy of graphs to describe size distributions," Applied Economics Letters, Taylor & Francis Journals, vol. 20(17), pages 1580-1585, November.
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Keywordscity size distribution; Zipf plot; lognormal;
- C16 - Mathematical and Quantitative Methods - - Econometric and Statistical Methods and Methodology: General - - - Econometric and Statistical Methods; Specific Distributions
- R00 - Urban, Rural, Regional, Real Estate, and Transportation Economics - - General - - - General
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