Inflated Geometric Distribution to Study the Distribution of Rural Out-Migrants

Tika Ram Aryal


The aim of this paper is to apply inflated geometric distribution to study the distribution of rural out-migrants from a household. The inflated geometric distribution is found to be a reasonable approximation to describe this distribution. The estimated value of risk parameter α was found to be 0.7004229. Findings may help planners and policy makers for designing more effective and equitable rural and urban policies.

Keywords: Rural Out-Migrants


Journal of the Institute of Engineering

Vol. 8, No. 1&2, 2010/2011

Page: 266-268

Uploaded Date: 20 July, 2011


Rural Out-Migrants
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