Comparison of alternative Methods of Estimating Household Equivalence Scales: The Australian Evidence of Pooled Time Series of Unit Record Data
AbstractNotwithstanding serious conceptual problem in its measurement, the equivalence scale is a parameter with considerable policy importance in view of its use in welfare comparisons across households. This paper investigates the sensitivity of the estimated scale to models and commodities.
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Bibliographic InfoPaper provided by Tasmania - Department of Economics in its series Papers with number 1996-11.
Length: 43 pages
Date of creation: 1996
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