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Modelling Income Distribution in Spain: A Robust Parametric Approach

Number of pages33
PublisherLondon
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  • DARP discussion paper; 20
Publication date1996
Abstract

This paper presents a robust estimation of two income distribution models using Spanish data for the period 1990-91 under three different concepts of income. The effect on the estimates of the Theil index due to the choice of the definition of income and of the estimation method is also analysed.

Keywords
  • Income distribution
  • Inequality
  • M-estimators
  • Robust statistics
  • Parametric estimation
Citation (ISO format)
PIETO ALAIZ, Mercedes, VICTORIA-FESER, Maria-Pia. Modelling Income Distribution in Spain: A Robust Parametric Approach. 1996
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