Semiparametric estimates of the supply and demand effects of disability on labor force participation
Stern, Steven (1996) Semiparametric estimates of the supply and demand effects of disability on labor force participation. Journal of Econometrics, 71(1-2), pp. 49-70.
This paper modifies and uses the semiparametric methods of Ichimura and Lee (1991) on standard cross-section data to decompose the effect of disability on labor force participation into a demand and a supply effect. It shows that straightforward use of Ichimura and Lee leads to meaningless results while imposing monotonicity on the unknown function leads to substantial results. The paper finds that supply effects dominate the demand effects of disability.
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|Item Type:||Journal Article|
|Keywords:||Disability, Isotonic regression, Labor force participation, Semiparametric estimation, Wage equation|
|Divisions:||Current > Schools > School of Mathematical Sciences
Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Science & Engineering Faculty
|Copyright Owner:||Copyright 1996 Elsevier BV * North-Holland|
|Deposited On:||02 Jul 2014 01:28|
|Last Modified:||02 Jul 2014 01:31|
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