Income distribution and inequality measurement
Project funded by own resources
Project title Income distribution and inequality measurement
Principal Investigator(s) Kleiber, Christian
Project Members Spasova, Tsvetana
Gallusser, David Robin
Organisation / Research unit Departement Wirtschaftswissenschaften / Ökonometrie und Statistik (Kleiber)
Project start 01.04.2007
Probable end 31.12.2025
Status Active
Abstract

The project studies methodological aspects of inequality measurement and income distribution. Topics include:

  • Inequality measurement in heterogeneous populations
  • Modelling income distributions beyond the national level
  • Classical inequality measurement and top incomes
  • Fitting income distributions for different data structures
Keywords Income distribution, personal income, inequality measurement, Lorenz curve
Financed by University funds

Published results ()

  ID Autor(en) Titel ISSN / ISBN Erschienen in Art der Publikation
103109  Kleiber, Christian  A guide to the Dagum distributions    Modelling income distributions and Lorenz Curves: Essays in Memory of Camilo Dagum  Publication: Book Item (Buchkap., Lexikonartikel, jur. Kommentierung, Beiträge in Sammelbänden etc.) 
103110  Kleiber, Christian  The Lorenz curve in economics and econometrics  978-0-415-44337-1 (hbk.) ; 978-0-203-92792-2 (ebk)  Advances on income inequality and concentration measures  Publication: Book Item (Buchkap., Lexikonartikel, jur. Kommentierung, Beiträge in Sammelbänden etc.) 
3456554  Spasova, Tsvetana  Three Essays on Income Distribution and Inequality Measurement      Publication: Thesis (Dissertationen, Habilitationen) 
4515927  Spasova, Tsvetana  Regional Income Distribution in the European Union: A Parametric Approach      Publication: Discussion paper / Internet publication 
   

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