Statistical Methods and Applications

, Volume 15, Issue 1, pp 75–88 | Cite as

Testing for Generalized Lorenz Dominance

  • Sangeeta AroraEmail author
  • Kanchan Jain
Original Article


The Generalized Lorenz dominance can be used to take account of differences in mean income as well as income inequality in case of two income distributions possessing unequal means. Asymptotically distribution-free and consistent tests have been proposed for comparing two generalized Lorenz curves in the whole interval [p 1, p 2] where 0 < p 1 < p 2 < 1. Size and power of the test has been derived.


Lorenz curve Generalized Asymptotic distribution Distribution free Power 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of StatisticsPanjab UniversityChandigarhIndia

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