Quantile regression for duration data: A reappraisal of the Pennsylvania Reemployment Bonus Experiments
AbstractWe argue that quantile regression methods can play a constructive role in the analysis of duration (survival) data offering a more flexible, more complete analysis than is typically available with more conventional methods. We illustrate the approach with a reanalysis of the data from the Pennsylvania Reemployment Bonus Experiments. These experiments, conducted in 1988-89, were designed to test the efficacy of cash bonuses paid for early reemployment in shortening the length of insured unemployment spells
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Volume (Year): 26 (2001)
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