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CONSISTENT TESTS FOR STOCHASTIC DOMINANCE
Methods are proposed for testing stochastic dominance of any pre--specified order, with primary interest in the distributions of income. We consider consistent tests, that are similar toExpand
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The Effect of Alcohol Consumption on Earnings
The effect of alcohol consumption on the earnings of full-time male workers is analysed using the Australian National Health Survey 1989-90. A multinomial logit choice model is used to explainExpand
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Statistical Inference with Generalized Gini Indices of Inequality, Poverty, and Welfare
This article considers statistical inference for consistent estimators of generalized Gini indices of inequality, poverty, and welfare. Our method does not require grouping the population into aExpand
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Adverse Selection and the Decline in Private Health Insurance Coverage in Australia: 1989-95
The decline in private health insurance coverage over the period 1989–95 is analysed using the ABS National Health Surveys. Individuals’ health status and health risk behaviours are found to beExpand
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Dietary exposures to nitrate in the UK.
Dietary exposures to nitrate have been estimated for two different groups of UK consumers. The daily dietary exposure of the general population was estimated from the UK 1997 Total Diet study to beExpand
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The Impact of Age Pension Eligibility Age on Retirement and Program Dependence: Evidence from an Australian Experiment
Governments around the world are reforming their social security systems in light of the challenges posed by population aging. We study the 1993 Australian Age Pension reform, which progressivelyExpand
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Consumption and Income Inequality in Australia
It has been argued that consumption is a more appropriate measure of household wellbeing than income or earnings. Using four Household Expenditures Surveys collected by the Australian Bureau ofExpand
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The causal effect of retirement on health: New evidence from Australian pension reform
The causal effect of retirement on health is studied using the Australian 1993 Age Pension reform to isolate exogenous variation in retirement status. Using instrumental variable methods we find thatExpand
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The Dynamics of Participation in the Sole Parent Pension
The length of time families spent on the Sole Parent Pension (SPP) is analysed using the FaCS Longitudinal Data Set covering the period from June 1995 to June 1999. It is found that lone mothers,Expand
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Microeconometrics Using Stata, by A. Colin Cameron and Pravin K. Trivedi (Stata Press, College Station, Texas, USA, 2009), pp. xl + 692.
The article reviews the book "Microeconometrics Using Stata," by A. Colin Cameron and Pravin K. Trivedi.
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