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Department of Business and Economics, University of Southern Denmark Discussion Papers of Business and Economics
Department of Business and Economics, University of Southern Denmark

No 9/2013:
Checking bivariate first order dominance

Troels Martin Range () and Lars Peter Østerdal ()

Abstract: We consider the problem of checking first order dominance for finite bivariate distributions. We observe that this can be formulated as a special bipartite network problem related to the classical transportation problem. We exploit this observation to develop a new characterization of first order dominance and fast dominance-checking algorithms.

Keywords: Multidimensional first order dominance; usual stochastic order; characterization; network problem; checking algorithm; (follow links to similar papers)

JEL-Codes: C61; D63; I31; (follow links to similar papers)

18 pages, May 27, 2013

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