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Unobserved heterogeneity in multi-spell discrete time duration model

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  • José Ignacio García Pérez

    (Centro de Estudios Andaluces)

  • Raquel Carrasco

    (Universidad Carlos III de Madrid)

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This paper considers the estimation of discrete time duration models. We highlight the enhance identification opportunities embedded in multiple spell data to separately identify the effect of duration dependence and individual time invariant unobserved heterogeneity.

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Paper provided by Centro de Estudios Andaluces in its series Economic Working Papers at Centro de Estudios Andaluces with number E2010/13.

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Length: 35pages
Date of creation: 2010
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Handle: RePEc:cea:doctra:e2010_13

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Keywords: Duration models; Discrete choice; Multiple spells; Unobserved heterogeneity; Unemployment.;

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