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Statistical Inference for Multidimensional Inequality Indices

Ramses H.  Abul Naga,  August 2008
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Keywords: multidimensional inequality indices; large sample distributions, standard errors.

JEL Classification: D63;C43

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This Paper is published under the following series: Distributional Analysis Research Programme
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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.