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Mathematical economics
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A Graphical Approximation to Generalization: Definitions and Diagrams

Part of Journal Special Issue Experiments in Development Economics

Mathematical economics Quantitative research methodology
Working Paper
A Graphical Approximation to Generalization: Definitions and Diagrams

The fundamental problem of external validity is not to generalize from one experiment, so much as to experimentally test generalizable theories. That is, theories that explain the systematic variation of causal effects across contexts...

Mathematical economics Quantitative research methodology
Working Paper
Decomposition of Normalization Axiom in the Measurement of Poverty: A Comment

In the measurement of poverty, Sen (1976) proposed the "normalization axiom" which has been used as the basis for deriving several alternative measures of poverty including that of Sen (Anand 1977, Kakwani 1980 and Clark, Hemming and Ulph 1...

Mathematical economics Income distribution Poverty
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