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 Alternative Income Density Models

Fred Campano and Dominick Salvatore

in Income Distribution

Published in print March 2006 | ISBN: 9780195300918
Published online May 2006 | e-ISBN: 9780199783441 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/0195300912.003.0005
  Alternative Income Density Models

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Some of the more commonly used models to describe income distribution are explored. These were selected because they have cumulative distribution functions that are invertible and have proven to give snug fits.

Keywords: Champernowne; cumulative distribution function; Dagum; log-logistic; Singh-Maddala

Chapter.  4494 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: Economic Development and Growth

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