A computational trick for calculating the Blinder-Oaxaca decomposition and its standard error
To compute the Blinder-Oaxaca decomposition and associated standard errors a practitioner needs to be comfortable using vector and matrix software manipulations. This paper proposes a computational trick for producing these computations by running an artificial regression.
Volume (Year): 3 (2007)
Issue (Month): 66 ()
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