Please use this identifier to cite or link to this item: http://hdl.handle.net/10419/77374
Authors: 
Krämer, Walter
Ziebach, Thorsten
Year of Publication: 
2002
Series/Report no.: 
Technical Report, SFB 475: Komplexitätsreduktion in Multivariaten Datenstrukturen, Universität Dortmund 2002,47
Abstract: 
We show that the weak Pareto law, as used to characterize the tail behaviour of income distributions, implies regularly varying tail probabilities, but that the reverse implication does not hold. We also establish implications among other versions of the weak Pareto law.
Subjects: 
Pareto law
regular variation
tail probabilities
JEL: 
C19
D31
Document Type: 
Working Paper

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