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Technology and Epidemics

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Volume/Issue: 1999/125

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Alberto Chong , and Luisa Zanforlin

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 September 1999

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451854800.001

ISBN: 9781451854800

Keywords: growth, epidemics, logistic, technology transfer, machinery and equipment, epidemic, correlation, statistics, equation

Evidence from historical and epidemiological literatures show that epidemics tend to spread in the population according to a logistic pattern. We conjecture that the impact of new technologies on output follows a p...

Kernel Density Estimation Based on Grouped Data

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Source: Kernel Density Estimation Based on Grouped Data : The Case of Poverty Assessment

Volume/Issue: 2008/183

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Camelia Minoiu , and Sanjay Reddy

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 July 2008

ISBN: 9781451870411

Keywords: kernel density estimation, grouped data, statistics, poverty line, survey, surveys, household surveys,

We analyze the performance of kernel density methods applied to grouped data to estimate poverty (as applied in Sala-i-Martin, 2006, QJE). Using Monte Carlo simulations and household surveys, we find that the techn...

Technology and Epidemics

Technology and Epidemics »

Source: Technology and Epidemics

Volume/Issue: 1999/125

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Alberto Chong , and Luisa Zanforlin

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 September 1999

ISBN: 9781451854800

Keywords: growth, epidemics, logistic, technology transfer, machinery and equipment, epidemic, correlation, statistics, equation

Evidence from historical and epidemiological literatures show that epidemics tend to spread in the population according to a logistic pattern. We conjecture that the impact of new technologies on output follows a p...