Pareto Models for Top Incomes

This week, The Society for the Study of Economic Inequality (ECINEQ) organised the Eighth ECINEQ Meeting 2019  in Paris, hosted by the Paris School of Economics and the World Inequality Lab. Emmanuel Flachaire was there to present our joint work on Pareto Models for Top Incomes. Slides are also available

The paper is still available on hal, and the package (TopIncomes) is also available from github,


Cite this blog post
Arthur Charpentier (2019, July 3). Pareto Models for Top Incomes. Freakonometrics. Retrieved June 19, 2024, from

One thought on “Pareto Models for Top Incomes”

  1. Very nice. The focus on sensitivity (robustness) as a criteria (consideration) makes the paper much more general, applicable for other extreme value distribution examples other than inequality.

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