Re: OPE-L:_Wage_share

From: Allin Cottrell (
Date: Sun Sep 19 2004 - 22:54:51 EDT

Paul C (I think):

>> what is missing is
>> a test of the extent to which the distribution is actually
>> a Gamma one.

Julian Wells (I think):

> Locke's test implements the Lukacs Theorem idea involving the
> characterisation of the gamma and is your starting point if you want
> to go beyond a Kolmogorov-Smirnov g.o.f. test (but see Shapiro and
> Chen (2001) for comments and alternatives).

Is the reference for Locke's test Charles Locke, "A Test for the
Composite Hypothesis that a Population has a Gamma Distribution"?  Is
this paper available anywhere?  (It's a University of South Carolina
Technical Report, but the site has no text or link.)

Allin Cottrell

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