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Things that make us different: analysis of variance in the use of time


  • Jorge González-Chapela

    () (Universidad de Alicante)


The bounded character of time-use data poses a challenge to the analysis of variance based on classical linear models. This paper investigates a computationally simple variance decomposition technique suitable for these data. As a by-product of the analysis, a measure of fit for systems of time-demand equations that possesses several useful properties is proposed.

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  • Jorge González-Chapela, 2010. "Things that make us different: analysis of variance in the use of time," Working Papers. Serie AD 2010-18, Instituto Valenciano de Investigaciones Económicas, S.A. (Ivie).
  • Handle: RePEc:ivi:wpasad:2010-18

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    ime allocation; multivariate regression; deviance.;

    JEL classification:

    • C52 - Mathematical and Quantitative Methods - - Econometric Modeling - - - Model Evaluation, Validation, and Selection
    • J22 - Labor and Demographic Economics - - Demand and Supply of Labor - - - Time Allocation and Labor Supply


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