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dc.contributor.authorJenkins, Stephen P.en_US
dc.contributor.authorBurkhauser, Richard V.en_US
dc.contributor.authorFeng, Shuaizhangen_US
dc.contributor.authorLarrimore, Jeffen_US
dc.date.accessioned2009-03-31en_US
dc.date.accessioned2009-08-06T13:20:59Z-
dc.date.available2009-08-06T13:20:59Z-
dc.date.issued2009en_US
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10419/27389-
dc.description.abstractTo measure income inequality with right censored (topcoded) data, we propose multiple imputation for censored observations using draws from Generalized Beta of the Second Kind distributions to provide partially synthetic datasets analyzed using complete data methods. Estimation and inference uses Reiter's (Survey Methodology 2003) formulae. Using Current Population Survey (CPS) internal data, we find few statistically significant differences in income inequality for pairs of years between 1995 and 2004. We also show that using CPS public use data with cell mean imputations may lead to incorrect inferences about inequality differences. Multiply-imputed public use data provide an intermediate solution.en_US
dc.language.isoengen_US
dc.publisher|aDeutsches Institut für Wirtschaftsforschung (DIW) |cBerlinen_US
dc.relation.ispartofseries|aDIW Discussion Papers |x866en_US
dc.subject.jelD31en_US
dc.subject.jelC46en_US
dc.subject.jelC81en_US
dc.subject.ddc330en_US
dc.subject.keywordIncome inequalityen_US
dc.subject.keywordtopcodingen_US
dc.subject.keywordpartially synthetic dataen_US
dc.subject.keywordCPSen_US
dc.subject.keywordcurrent population surveyen_US
dc.subject.keywordgeneralized beta of the second kind distributionen_US
dc.subject.stwEinkommensverteilungen_US
dc.subject.stwDisparitätsmaßen_US
dc.subject.stwTobit-Modellen_US
dc.subject.stwSchätzungen_US
dc.subject.stwTheorieen_US
dc.subject.stwUSAen_US
dc.titleMeasuring inequality using censored data: a multiple imputation approachen_US
dc.type|aWorking Paperen_US
dc.identifier.ppn595255892en_US
dc.rightshttp://www.econstor.eu/dspace/Nutzungsbedingungen-
dc.identifier.repecRePEc:diw:diwwpp:dp866en_US

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