EconPapers    
Economics at your fingertips  
 

Testing for Zipf's law: A common pitfall

Carlos Urzúa ()

Economics Letters, 2011, vol. 112, issue 3, 254-255

Abstract: It is noted that the regression procedure commonly used when testing for Zipf's law is erroneous.

Keywords: Zipf's; law; Rank-size; relation (search for similar items in EconPapers)
Date: 2011
References: View references in EconPapers View complete reference list from CitEc
Citations: Track citations by RSS feed

Downloads: (external link)
http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0165176511002266
Full text for ScienceDirect subscribers only

Related works:
Working Paper: Testing for Zipf’s Law: A Common Pitfall (2010) Downloads
This item may be available elsewhere in EconPapers: Search for items with the same title.

Export reference: BibTeX RIS (EndNote, ProCite, RefMan) HTML/Text

Persistent link: https://EconPapers.repec.org/RePEc:eee:ecolet:v:112:y:2011:i:3:p:254-255

Access Statistics for this article

Economics Letters is currently edited by Economics Letters Editorial Office

More articles in Economics Letters from Elsevier
Bibliographic data for series maintained by Dana Niculescu ().

 
Page updated 2019-04-07
Handle: RePEc:eee:ecolet:v:112:y:2011:i:3:p:254-255