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Income Inequality

Fred Campano and Dominick Salvatore

in Income Distribution: Includes CD

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
May 2006
ISBN:
9780195300918
eISBN:
9780199783441
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195300912.003.0007
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

Normative issues associated with income inequality are discussed. A review of the debate over Paglin’s basic revision of the Gini coefficient is presented. The methodology for computing some ... More


Validity and reliability studies

Emily White, Bruce K. Armstrong, and Rodolfo Saracci

in Principles of Exposure Measurement in Epidemiology: Collecting, Evaluating, and Improving Measures of Disease Risk Factors

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780198509851
eISBN:
9780191723827
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198509851.003.0004
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This chapter covers the design, analysis, and interpretation of validity and reliability studies, particularly for exposure measures used in epidemiologic studies. It covers both intramethod (e.g., ... More


Credit Risk Analysis

Hrishikes Bhattacharya

in Banking Strategy, Credit Appraisal, and Lending Decisions: A Risk–Return Framework

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780198074106
eISBN:
9780199080861
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198074106.003.0020
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

This chapter analyzes why a business or a project fails to meet its debt-service commitments. It is devoted to a full-scale credit risk analysis of a lending decision and pricing of a particular risk ... More


Biogeography of Rodent Population Fluctuations

Charles J. Krebs

in Population Fluctuations in Rodents

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780226010359
eISBN:
9780226010496
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226010496.003.0002
Subject:
Biology, Ecology

This chapter discusses the amplitude of population change in a variety of small rodent species, focusing on the latitudinal variations in population variability and population density. The ... More


Analyzing Mutual Funds

Bruce A. Costa and Keith Jakob

in Mutual Funds and Exchange-Traded Funds: Building Blocks to Wealth

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780190207434
eISBN:
9780190207465
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190207434.003.0018
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

This chapter reviews the most widely used metrics to analyze mutual fund performance. It covers tools, risk metrics, and rating criteria popular with both academics and practitioners. Measurement of ... More


Capital, Climate, and Community-Based Conservation

Nathan F. Sayre

in The Politics of Scale: A History of Rangeland Science

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780226083117
eISBN:
9780226083391
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226083391.003.0009
Subject:
Earth Sciences and Geography, Cultural and Historical Geography

Scale is now a central topic of research and theory in rangeland ecology, and non-equilibrium ideas have rapidly gained footing in the US and globally. But the problem of scale remains a daunting ... More


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