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Kernel Density Estimation Based on Grouped Data
			: The Case of Poverty Assessment

Kernel Density Estimation Based on Grouped Data : The Case of Poverty Assessment »

Volume/Issue: 2008/183

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Camelia Minoiu , and Sanjay Reddy

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 July 2008

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451870411.001

ISBN: 9781451870411

Keywords: kernel density estimation, grouped data, statistics, poverty line, survey, surveys, household surveys,

We analyze the performance of kernel density methods applied to grouped data to estimate poverty (as applied in Sala-i-Martin, 2006, QJE). Using Monte Carlo simulations and household surveys, we find that the techn...

Wage Inequality in the United Kingdom, 1975-99

Wage Inequality in the United Kingdom, 1975-99 »

Volume/Issue: 2002/42

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Eswar Prasad

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 February 2002

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451846225.001

ISBN: 9781451846225

Keywords: wage and earnings distribution, micro survey data, between- and within-group inequality, composition effects, wage, employment, total employment, structure of employment,

This paper provides evidence that cross-sectional wage inequality in the U.K. rose sharply in the 1980s, continued to rise moderately through the mid-1990s and has remained essentially unchanged since then. As in t...

Wage Inequality in the United Kingdom, 1975-99

Wage Inequality in the United Kingdom, 1975-99 »

Source: Wage Inequality in the United Kingdom, 1975-99

Volume/Issue: 2002/42

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Eswar Prasad

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 February 2002

ISBN: 9781451846225

Keywords: wage and earnings distribution, micro survey data, between- and within-group inequality, composition effects, wage, employment, total employment, structure of employment,

This paper provides evidence that cross-sectional wage inequality in the U.K. rose sharply in the 1980s, continued to rise moderately through the mid-1990s and has remained essentially unchanged since then. As in t...