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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
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