Income Inequality, Poverty, and Economic Welfare by Daniel J. Slottje, Baldev Raj

By Daniel J. Slottje, Baldev Raj

Presented are new equipment and new empirical experiences with reference to source of revenue inequality and poverty. the aim of the booklet is to discover new how you can research fresh developments in source of revenue inequality and poverty, either from the point of view of quantifying poverty and inequality and quantifyig the effect of varied elements at the tendencies in inequality and poverty. the newness lies within the range of empirical techniques used and shoppers will reap the benefits of studying approximately assorted methods.

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This is the multiplicity of index numbers problem that is now widely recognized in income distribution research. The Lorenz dominance criterion avoids these index number problems and is widely acknowledged to be the most general method for measuring the inequality in any statistical distribution. A joint project of the Census Bureau and the National Science Foundation now makes machine readable microdata from 1940 and 1950 Censuses available to researchers. This newly available data, combined with Public Use Samples from the 1960, 1970, 1980 Census and the 1990 Current Population Survey, allows the researcher access to six decades of comparable microdata.

In effect, (7) since each, Tw and Tb is a proper weighting average, hence T is not a weighted average of Tw and Tb. Theil's approach is very similar to that of the one-way analysis of variance (ANOVA) which is based on the following assumptions: (a) the subpopulations have equal variance; if this assumption is not met, more advanced methods of analysis are required; (b) the observations are statistically independent; and (c) the observations of the subpopulations being studied are normally distributed.

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