Asymptotic and Bootstrap Inference for the Generalized Gini Indices

Abstract

The Gini index represents a special case of the generalized Gini indices, which permit to choose a level of inequality aversion and to stress the different proportions of the income distribution. In order to apply these indices to income sample data, it is necessary to use reliable inferential procedures. In fact, also if often in income studies we have… (More)

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@inproceedings{Giorgi2005AsymptoticAB, title={Asymptotic and Bootstrap Inference for the Generalized Gini Indices}, author={Giovanni Maria Giorgi and Paola Palmitesta and Corrado Provasi}, year={2005} }