Semiparametric binary random effects models: Estimating two types of drinking behavior
AbstractI propose a new estimator for cross-section semiparametric regressions containing unobserved binary random effects and apply it to alcohol consumption. The random effects (health consciousness) explain a significant proportion of otherwise unexplained variation in alcohol consumption. Education positively correlates with health consciousness.
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Volume (Year): 112 (2011)
Issue (Month): 1 (July)
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Random effects model Alcohol consumption Education;
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- Dong, Yingying, 2010. "Semiparametric Binary Random Effects Models: Estimating Two Types of Drinking Behavior," MPRA Paper 25425, University Library of Munich, Germany.
- C14 - Mathematical and Quantitative Methods - - Econometric and Statistical Methods and Methodology: General - - - Semiparametric and Nonparametric Methods: General
- I12 - Health, Education, and Welfare - - Health - - - Health Production
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