equivalence scales, household expenditure

Publication date: 11 May 2004 | Publication type: NIESR Discussion Paper | Authors: Van de Ven, J | JEL classification: D12, B41 | NIESR discussion paper number: 228
This paper compares alternative approaches for estimating equivalence scales from household expenditure data. Discussion focuses upon the limitations of cross-sectional household survey data, and the implications for model estimation. Taking into consideration the biases that are associated with...