Advanced Search
MyIDEAS: Login to save this article or follow this journal

La oferta laboral de los hogares en México. Modelos de interacción estratégica

Contents:

Author Info

  • Huffman Espinosa, Curtis

    (El Colegio de México)

  • Gameren, Edwin van

    (El Colegio de México)

Registered author(s):

    Abstract

    This paper discusses, estimates and compares microeconometric strategic interaction models applied to the labor supply of households in Mexico. Because the possibility of decentralized decision-making within the household provides a motivation for a game theoretic framework, the model estimates are based on the assumption that the observed variables represent the outcome of a static discrete game. The models are estimated using data from the Mexican Family Life Survey 2002 (MxFLS). The maximum likelihood estimation, based on the non-cooperative Nash and Stackelberg equilibrium concepts, proved feasible and gave plausible results. The main results suggest the interdependence of individual choices within the household.// Esta investigación analiza, estima y compara modelos microeconométricos de interacción estratégica aplicados a la oferta laboral de los hogares en México. En tanto que la posibilidad de decisiones descentralizadas al interior del hogar proporciona el ímpetu para un marco de teoría de juegos, los modelos estimados se basan en el supuesto de que las variables observadas representan el resultado de un juego discreto estático. Los modelos son estimados con datos de la Encuesta Nacional sobre Niveles de Vida de los Hogares 2002 (ENNViH). La estimación por máxima verosimilitud, basada en los conceptos de equilibrio no cooperativo de Nash y Stackelberg, se probó factible y los resultados producidos son plausibles. Los principales resultados sugieren la dependencia recíproca de las decisiones individuales al interior del hogar.

    Download Info

    To our knowledge, this item is not available for download. To find whether it is available, there are three options:
    1. Check below under "Related research" whether another version of this item is available online.
    2. Check on the provider's web page whether it is in fact available.
    3. Perform a search for a similarly titled item that would be available.

    Bibliographic Info

    Article provided by Fondo de Cultura Económica in its journal El Trimestre Económico.

    Volume (Year): LXXVIII (4) (2011)
    Issue (Month): 312 (octubre-diciembre)
    Pages: 869-911

    as in new window
    Handle: RePEc:elt:journl:v:78:y:2011:i:312:p:869-911

    Contact details of provider:
    Web page: http://www.fondodeculturaeconomica.com/

    Order Information:
    Postal: Order print issues directly in our web page or with Guadalupe Galicia at Fondo de Cultura Económica, El Trimestre Económico, Carretera Picacho Ajusco 227, 6° piso,Col. Bosques del Pedregal, CP 14738, Tlalpan, Distrito Federal, México
    Email:
    Web: http://www.eltrimestreeconomico.com/

    Related research

    Keywords: oferta laboral; decisiones dentro del hogar; interacción estratégica; modelos econométricos;

    Find related papers by JEL classification:

    References

    No references listed on IDEAS
    You can help add them by filling out this form.

    Citations

    Lists

    This item is not listed on Wikipedia, on a reading list or among the top items on IDEAS.

    Statistics

    Access and download statistics

    Corrections

    When requesting a correction, please mention this item's handle: RePEc:elt:journl:v:78:y:2011:i:312:p:869-911. See general information about how to correct material in RePEc.

    For technical questions regarding this item, or to correct its authors, title, abstract, bibliographic or download information, contact: (Rosa María González Mejía).

    If you have authored this item and are not yet registered with RePEc, we encourage you to do it here. This allows to link your profile to this item. It also allows you to accept potential citations to this item that we are uncertain about.

    If references are entirely missing, you can add them using this form.

    If the full references list an item that is present in RePEc, but the system did not link to it, you can help with this form.

    If you know of missing items citing this one, you can help us creating those links by adding the relevant references in the same way as above, for each refering item. If you are a registered author of this item, you may also want to check the "citations" tab in your profile, as there may be some citations waiting for confirmation.

    Please note that corrections may take a couple of weeks to filter through the various RePEc services.