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Decomposition of non-linear models using simulated residuals

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This paper proposes to decompose non-linear models deduced from a latent regression framework using the latent dependent outcome as dependent variable and the Oaxaca–Blinder decomposition technique. Values of the unobserved latent outcome are obtained using simulated residuals.

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  • Wolff, François-Charles, 2012. "Decomposition of non-linear models using simulated residuals," Economics Letters, Elsevier, vol. 116(3), pages 346-348.
  • Handle: RePEc:eee:ecolet:v:116:y:2012:i:3:p:346-348 DOI: 10.1016/j.econlet.2012.03.034
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    1. Choe, Chung & Jung, Seeun & Oaxaca, Ronald L., 2017. "Identification and Decompositions in Probit and Logit Models," IZA Discussion Papers 10530, Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA).

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    Keywords

    Blinder–Oaxaca decomposition; Non-linear models; Simulated residuals;

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    • C20 - Mathematical and Quantitative Methods - - Single Equation Models; Single Variables - - - General

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