Statistical Studies of Income, Poverty and Inequality in Europe: Computing and Graphics in R using EU-SILC, 1st Edition (e-Book) book cover

Statistical Studies of Income, Poverty and Inequality in Europe

Computing and Graphics in R using EU-SILC, 1st Edition

By Nicholas T. Longford

Chapman and Hall/CRC

375 pages

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Description

There is no shortage of incentives to study and reduce poverty in our societies. Poverty is studied in economics and political sciences, and population surveys are an important source of information about it. The design and analysis of such surveys is principally a statistical subject matter and the computer is essential for their data compilation

Table of Contents

Poverty Rate. Statistical Background. Poverty Indices. Mixtures of Distributions. Regions. Transitions. Multivariate Mixtures. Social Transfers. Causes and Effects. Education and Income. Epilogue. Bibliography. Subject Index. Index of User-Defined R Functions.

About the Author

Nicholas T. Longford is Director of SNTL Statistics Research and Consulting and Academic Visitor at Universitat Pompeu Fabra, Barcelona, Spain. His previous appointments include Educational Testing Service, Princeton, NJ, U.S.A., and De Montfort University, Leicester, U.K.

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
MAT029000
MATHEMATICS / Probability & Statistics / General