Modeling Income Distributions and Lorenz Curves

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ISBN: 978-0-387-72756-1 (Print) 978-0-387-72796-7 (Online)

Table of contents (17 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-xiv

  2. Collection of influential papers

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      Pages 3-25

      A New Model of Personal Income Distribution: Specification and Estimation

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      Pages 27-35

      A Function for Size Distribution of Incomes

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      Pages 37-55

      Some Generalized Functions for the Size Distribution of Income

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      Pages 57-70

      Efficient Estimation of the Lorenz Curve and Associated Inequality Measures from Grouped Observations

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      Pages 71-94

      Distribution and Mobility of Wealth of Nations

  3. Survey papers on Lorenz functions and the generalizations and extensions of income distributions

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      Pages 97-117

      A Guide to the Dagum Distributions

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      Pages 119-145

      Pareto and Generalized Pareto Distributions

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      Pages 147-166

      The Generalized Beta Distribution as a Model for the Distribution of Income: Estimation of Related Measures of Inequality

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      Pages 167-190

      Parametric Lorenz Curves: Models and Applications

  4. Current research

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      Pages 193-210

      Maximum Entropy Estimation of Income Distributions from Bonferroni Indices

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      Pages 211-223

      New Four- and Five-Parameter Models for Income Distributions

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      Pages 225-240

      Fuzzy Monetary Poverty Measures under a Dagum Income Distributive Hypothesis

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      Pages 241-253

      Modelling Lorenz Curves: Robust and Semi-parametric Issues

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      Pages 255-269

      Modelling Inequality with a Single Parameter

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      Pages 271-283

      Lorenz Curves and Generalised Entropy Inequality Measures

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      Pages 285-302

      Estimating Income Distributions Using a Mixture of Gamma Densities

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      Pages 303-317

      Inequality in Multidimensional Indicators of Well-Being: Methodology and Application to the Human Development Index

  5. Back Matter

    Pages 319-322