The Italian primary school-size distribution and the city-size: a complex nexus

@article{Belmonte2014TheIP,
  title={The Italian primary school-size distribution and the city-size: a complex nexus},
  author={Alessandro Belmonte and Riccardo Di Clemente and Sergey V. Buldyrev},
  journal={Scientific Reports},
  year={2014},
  volume={4}
}
We characterize the statistical law according to which Italian primary school-size distributes. We find that the school-size can be approximated by a log-normal distribution, with a fat lower tail that collects a large number of very small schools. The upper tail of the school-size distribution decreases exponentially and the growth rates are distributed with a Laplace PDF. These distributions are similar to those observed for firms and are consistent with a Bose-Einstein preferential… 

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