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Improving the Measurement of Consumer Expenditures


  • Christopher D. Carroll
  • Thomas F. Crossley
  • John Sabelhaus


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  • Christopher D. Carroll & Thomas F. Crossley & John Sabelhaus, 2015. "Improving the Measurement of Consumer Expenditures," NBER Books, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc, number carr11-1, May.
  • Handle: RePEc:nbr:nberbk:carr11-1
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    1. S. Georges-Kot, 2015. "Annual and lifetime incidence of the value-added tax in France," Documents de Travail de l'Insee - INSEE Working Papers g2015-12, Institut National de la Statistique et des Etudes Economiques.
    2. Lauren E. Jones & Kevin Milligan & Mark Stabile, 2019. "Child cash benefits and family expenditures: Evidence from the National Child Benefit," Canadian Journal of Economics, Canadian Economics Association, vol. 52(4), pages 1433-1463, November.
    3. Battistin, Erich & De Nadai, Michele & Krishnan, Nandini, 2020. "The Insights and Illusions of Consumption Measurements," IZA Discussion Papers 13222, Institute of Labor Economics (IZA).
    4. Peter ven de Ven & Anne Harrison & Barbara Fraumeni & Dennis Fixler & David Johnson & Andrew Craig & Kevin Furlong, 2017. "A Consistent Data Series to Evaluate Growth and Inequality in the National Accounts Note: The views expressed in this research, including those related to statistical, methodological, technical, or op," Review of Income and Wealth, International Association for Research in Income and Wealth, vol. 63, pages 437-459, December.
    5. Krislert Samphantharak & Scott Schuh & Robert M. Townsend, 2018. "Integrated Household Surveys: An Assessment Of U.S. Methods And An Innovation," Economic Inquiry, Western Economic Association International, vol. 56(1), pages 50-80, January.
    6. Battistin,Erich & De Nadai,Michele & Krishnan,Nandini, 2020. "The Insights and Illusions of Consumption Measurements," Policy Research Working Paper Series 9255, The World Bank.
    7. Mark Aguiar & Corina Boar & Mark Bils, 2019. "Who Are the Hand-to-Mouth?," 2019 Meeting Papers 525, Society for Economic Dynamics.
    8. Scott Schuh, 2018. "Measuring Consumer Expenditures With Payment Diaries," Economic Inquiry, Western Economic Association International, vol. 56(1), pages 13-49, January.
    9. Scott Schuh, 2017. "Measuring consumer expenditures with payment diaries," Working Papers 17-2, Federal Reserve Bank of Boston.
    10. Petach, Luke A. & Tavani, Daniele, 2021. "Consumption externalities and growth: Theory and evidence for the United States," Journal of Economic Behavior & Organization, Elsevier, vol. 183(C), pages 976-997.

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    JEL classification:

    • D12 - Microeconomics - - Household Behavior - - - Consumer Economics: Empirical Analysis
    • C83 - Mathematical and Quantitative Methods - - Data Collection and Data Estimation Methodology; Computer Programs - - - Survey Methods; Sampling Methods
    • C81 - Mathematical and Quantitative Methods - - Data Collection and Data Estimation Methodology; Computer Programs - - - Methodology for Collecting, Estimating, and Organizing Microeconomic Data; Data Access
    • E21 - Macroeconomics and Monetary Economics - - Consumption, Saving, Production, Employment, and Investment - - - Consumption; Saving; Wealth


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