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Distributional dominance with dirty data

By Frank Cowell and Maria-Pia Victoria-Feser


Distributional dominance criteria are commonly applied to draw welfare in- ferences about comparisons, but conclusions drawn from empirical imple- mentations of dominance criteria may be inßuenced by data contamination. We examine a non-parametric approach to reÞning Lorenz-type comparisons and apply the technique to two important examples from the LIS data-base

Topics: HB Economic Theory, HA Statistics
Publisher: Suntory and Toyota International Centres for Economics and Related Disciplines, London School of Economics and Political Science
Year: 2001
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Provided by: LSE Research Online

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