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Benford’s Law: genesi, letteratura e applicazioni empiriche

Giuseppe Marzo, Yannick Tazzari and Stefano Bonnini

No 2020019, Working Papers from University of Ferrara, Department of Economics

Abstract: Benford’s Law is the statistical law capable of identifying the hidden anomalies of large datasets. The purpose of this article is to summarize how this logarithmic law was discovered, to summarize the related literature and to describe its empirical applications.

Keywords: Benford’s Law; manipolazione dati (search for similar items in EconPapers)
JEL-codes: C49 (search for similar items in EconPapers)
Pages: 24 pages
Date: 2020-05-21
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