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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. Laetitia Duval & François-Charles Wolff, 2016. "“I even met happy gypsies”," The Economics of Transition, The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development, vol. 24(4), pages 727-764, October.
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    3. Laetitia Duval & François-Charles Wolff, 2016. "Emigration intentions of Roma: evidence from Central and South-East Europe," Post-Communist Economies, Taylor & Francis Journals, vol. 28(1), pages 87-107, January.
    4. Bazen, Stephen & Joutard, Xavier & Magdalou, Brice, 2017. "An Oaxaca decomposition for nonlinear models," Journal of Economic and Social Measurement, IOS Press, issue 2, pages 101-121.
    5. Laetitia Duval & François-­charles Wolff, 2015. "" I Even Met Happy Gypsies " : Life Satisfaction of Roma Youth in the Balkans," Working Papers hal-01219250, HAL.

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