Blinder-Oaxaca Decomposition for Tobit Models
AbstractIn this paper, a decomposition method for Tobit-models is derived, which allows the differences in a censored outcome variable between two groups to be decomposed into a part that is explained by differences in observed characteristics and a part attributable to differences in the estimated coefficients. The method is applied to a decomposition of the gender wage gap using German data
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Date of creation: Oct 2005
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- Thomas Bauer & Mathias Sinning, 2005. "Blinder-Oaxaca Decomposition for Tobit Models," RWI Discussion Papers 0032, Rheinisch-Westfälisches Institut für Wirtschaftsforschung.
- Bauer, Thomas K. & Sinning, Mathias, 2005. "Blinder-Oaxaca Decomposition for Tobit Models," IZA Discussion Papers 1795, Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA).
- C24 - Mathematical and Quantitative Methods - - Single Equation Models; Single Variables - - - Truncated and Censored Models; Switching Regression Models
- J31 - Labor and Demographic Economics - - Wages, Compensation, and Labor Costs - - - Wage Level and Structure; Wage Differentials
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- NEP-ALL-2005-12-09 (All new papers)
- NEP-ECM-2005-12-09 (Econometrics)
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