Assessing Inequality (Quantitative Applications in the by Lingxin Hao,Daniel Q. Naiman

By Lingxin Hao,Daniel Q. Naiman

Providing uncomplicated foundations for measuring inequality
from the viewpoint of distributional properties

This monograpg studies a suite of widespread precis inequality measures, and the lesser recognized relative distribution strategy presents the fundamental cause in the back of each one degree and discusses their interconnections. It additionally introduces model-based decomposition of inequality over the years utilizing quantile regression. This process permits researchers to estimate varied contributions to alterations in inequality among time points.

Key Features

  • Clear statistical reasons offer basic statistical foundation for realizing the recent modeling framework
  • Straightforward empirical examples toughen statistical wisdom and ready-to-use procedures
  • Multiple techniques to assessing inequality are brought via beginning with the fundamental distributional estate and offering connections between approaches

This supplementary textual content is suitable for any graduate-level, intermediate, or complex statistics path around the social and behavioral sciences, in addition to person researchers.

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