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Income Distribution: Includes CD

Fred Campano and Dominick Salvatore

Abstract

Intended as an introductory textbook for advanced undergraduates and first year graduate students, this book leads the reader from familiar basic micro- and macroeconomic concepts in the introduction to not so familiar concepts relating to income distribution in the subsequent chapters. The income concept and household sample surveys are examined first, followed by descriptive statistics techniques commonly used to present the survey results. The commonality found in the shape of the income density function leads to statistical modeling, parameter estimation, and goodness of fit tests. Alterna ... More

Keywords: microeconomic, macroeconomic, income density function, goodness of fit, statistical modeling, parameter estimation, Gini coefficient, inequality, poverty, economic development

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2006 Print ISBN-13: 9780195300918
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: May 2006 DOI:10.1093/0195300912.001.0001

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Fred Campano, author
Fordham University
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Dominick Salvatore, author
Fordham University
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