Search for dissertations about: "weighted empirical distribution function"

Found 3 swedish dissertations containing the words weighted empirical distribution function.

  1. 1. Estimating income inequality : large sample inference in finite populations

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Stockholm University

    Author : Arne Sandström; [1983]
    Keywords : NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; order statistics and concomitant of order statistics; functionals; stochastic differentials; weighted empirical distribution function; income inequality; Gini coefficient;

    Abstract : During the last decades the interest in measuring income inequality has substantially increased. In this work we consider measures related to the Lorenz Curve, e g the Gini coefficient. These measures are decomposable^ g the inequality in disposable income can be assigned to various income sources. READ MORE

  2. 2. Equity in welfare evaluations the rationale for and effects of distributional weighting

    University dissertation from Örebro : Örebro universitetsbibliotek

    Author : Gunnel Bångman; Lars Hultkrantz; Fredrik Carlsson; [2006]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; weighted cost-benefit analysis; equity; distributional weights; social welfare; income distribution; risk aversion; social marginal value of income; altruism; paternalism; marginal utility of income; social inequality aversion; stated preferences; SOCIAL SCIENCES Business and economics Economics; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP Ekonomi Nationalekonomi; Economics; Nationalekonomi;

    Abstract : This thesis addresses the issue of weighted cost-benefit analysis (WCBA). WCBA is a welfare evaluation model where income distribution effects are valued by distributional weighting. The method was developed already in the 1970s. The interest in and applications of this method have increased in the past decade, e. READ MORE

  3. 3. Essays on Distance Based (Non-Euclidean) Tests for Spatial Clustering in Inhomogeneous Populations Adjusting for the Inhomogeneity through the Distance Used

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Author : Ulla Romild; Johan Lyhagen; Anders Ågren; Jack Cuzick; [2006]
    Keywords : Statistics; Clustering; Spatial Point Pattern; Inhomogeneous Density; Statistik;

    Abstract : This thesis consits of four papers dealing with distance based (non-Euclidean) tests for spatial clustering in inhomogeneous populations. The density adjusted distance (DAD), which considers the underlying density, is defined in the first paper. READ MORE