Estimating the sampling variances of measures of income inequality and polarization: CS11-619/95-7E-PDF

an empirical study /

"Measures of income inequality and polarization are non-linear statistics which depend on quantiles and the distribution function. Their variances are not expressible in simple formulae and one has to rely on approximate variance estimation techniques. The performance of different methods of variance estimation was investigated empirically in a simulation study based on the Canadian Survey of Consumer Finance. We concentrated on the accuracy, precision and the normal confidence interval properties of the variance estimators"--Abstract.

Permanent link to this Catalogue Record: What is a permanent link?
http://publications.gc.ca/pub?id=9.841021&sl=0
MARC XML Format   MARC HTML Format

Department/Agency Statistics Canada. Methodology Branch.
Title Estimating the sampling variances of measures of income inequality and polarization
Subtitle an empirical study /
Series Title Working paper ;
Publication Type Series - View Master Record
Language [English]
Format Electronic
Electronic Document

Archived Content

Information identified as archived is provided for reference, research or recordkeeping purposes. It is not subject to the Government of Canada Web Standards and has not been altered or updated since it was archived. Please contact the authoring department to request a format other than those available.

We invite you to consult the Frequently Asked Questions page for additional information regarding the Archived Content notice.


Having trouble opening this document?

Note: The URLs contained in this/these document(s) may no longer be functional
Note Digitized edition from print [produced by Statistics Canada]. "HSMD-95-007E." "October 1995."
Date 1995.
Number of Pages 32 p.
Catalogue Number
  • CS11-619/95-7E-PDF
Departmental Catalogue Number 11-619E no. 95-07
Subject Terms Statistical analysis, Methodology, Surveys