A reinvestigation of contract duration using Quantile Regression for Counts analysis
AbstractIn this paper, a Quantile Regression for Counts Model (QRCM) is used to accommodate the discrete nature of the contract duration variable. Our results show that important time-variant variables behave differently at the tails of the distribution.
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Volume (Year): 106 (2010)
Issue (Month): 3 (March)
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