Statistical Inference for Multidimensional Inequality Indices

Posted: 13 May 2009

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Ramses H. Abul Naga

University of Bath - Department of Economics

Date Written: August 2008

Abstract

We use the delta method to derive the large sample distribution of multidimensional inequality indices. We also present a simple method for computing standard errors and obtain explicit formulas in the context of two families of indices.

JEL Classification: D63;C43

Suggested Citation

Abul Naga, Ramses H., Statistical Inference for Multidimensional Inequality Indices (August 2008). LSE STICERD Research Paper No. DARP097. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=1401771

Ramses H. Abul Naga (Contact Author)

University of Bath - Department of Economics ( email )

Claverton Down
Bath, BA2 7AY
United Kingdom

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