Estimating expenditure impacts without expenditure data using asset proxies
AbstractWhen asset indices are used in regressions the coefficients obtained are typically difficult to interpret. We show how lower bounds on expenditure effects can be extracted, if the relationship between the assets and expenditure can be calibrated on an auxiliary data set.
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Volume (Year): 110 (2011)
Issue (Month): 2 (February)
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- Martin Wittenberg, 2009. "Estimating expenditure impacts without expenditure data using asset proxies," SALDRU Working Papers 29, Southern Africa Labour and Development Research Unit, University of Cape Town.
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- C81 - Mathematical and Quantitative Methods - - Data Collection and Data Estimation Methodology; Computer Programs - - - Methodology for Collecting, Estimating, and Organizing Microeconomic Data
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