# quantile

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## quan·tile

(kwahn'til),
Division of a distribution into equal, ordered subgroups; deciles are tenths, quartiles are quarters, quintiles are fifths, terciles are thirds, centiles are hundredths.
[L. quantum, how much, + -ilis, adj. suffix]

## quan·tile

(kwahn'tīl)
Division or distribution into equal, ordered subgroups; deciles are tenths, quartiles are quarters, quintiles are fifths, terciles are thirds, centiles are hundredths.
[L. quantum, how much, + -ilis, adj. suffix]

## quantile

division of a total into equal subgroups; includes terciles, quartiles, quintiles, deciles, percentiles.
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In particular, when we measure top wealth shares after constraining SCF totals to match FA aggregates and adjusting the number of families in the top fractile to be consistent with tax unit counts, most of the recent level differences are eliminated, or at least are brought within the range of SCF statistical confidence.
16 above), since a measure of the distance between highest and lowest incomes tells us nothing about economic inequalities between other fractiles of the population.
Therefore, in Figures 2 and 3, we plot changes in average tax rates for income quintiles and fractiles of the top 1% comparing the actual change (left panel) with the counterfactual scenario of constant pretax incomes (right panel), respectively.
alpha]] (M - K) (the upper a fractile of [chi square](M - K)) to decrease the false detection probability to a very low level of a, such as 0.
These cost-overrun percentage fractiles and the PM-assessed distribution fractile, i.
Then, we compute a monthly value-weighted buy-and-hold return for each of the 125 fractile portfolios.
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It should be noted that the risk of hearing handicap due to noise calculated by this method does not indicate the severity of the hearing handicap as such, but gives the fractile of a population whose hearing threshold level associated with age and noise exceeds the fence.
Lindsey's (1987) approach assumes taxpayers remain in the same income fractile in successive periods.
This two sided test is of interest as it allows to discriminate between d > 0 and: d < 0 if the t statistic is in the lower fractile of the standardized normal distribution, the series exhibits long-memory whilst if the series is in the upper fractile of that distribution, the series is antipersistent.

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