Endogénéité d’une variable explicative dichotomique dans le cadre d’un modèle probit bivarié : Une application au lien entre fécondité et activité féminine
The endogeneity of regressors, due to a correlation with the error term, can involve significant biases in the estimation of behaviors. When both the explained variable and the regressors are continuous, several methods to detect the endogeneity and correct its effects are avaialbe. However, when the two variables are dichotomic, the resolution of the problems due to the endogeneity is more difficult and seldom carried out. A test of endogeneity, which can be computed very simply with the usual software, is presented in the paper. Moreover, a method of estimation based on numerical techniques of integration is developed. The two procedures are then applied to detect the endogeneity of fertility in a model of female activity when the husband is not self-employed. The two techniques conclude in a very similar way to an absence of endogeneity.
Volume (Year): (2001)
Issue (Month): 62 ()
|Contact details of provider:|| Postal: |
Web page: http://annales.ensae.fr/
More information through EDIRC
When requesting a correction, please mention this item's handle: RePEc:adr:anecst:y:2001:i:62:p:11. 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: (Robert Gary-Bobo)
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.