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Modelling Fertility: A Semi-Parametric Approach

Oberhofer, Walter and Reichsthaler, Thomas (2004) Modelling Fertility: A Semi-Parametric Approach. Regensburger Diskussionsbeiträge zur Wirtschaftswissenschaft 396, Working Paper.

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Abstract

This article presents a categorical model of fertility based on the statistical theory of the Generalised Linear Model (GLM). Focussing on the individual probability of giving birth to a child, we derive distributions which can be embedded in a GLM framework. A major advance of that methodology is the knowledge of the distribution of the random variable, which leads to a Maximum Likelihood ...

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Item type:Monograph (Working Paper)
Series of the University of Regensburg:Regensburger Diskussionsbeiträge zur Wirtschaftswissenschaft
Date:2004
Institutions:Business, Economics and Information Systems > Institut für Volkswirtschaftslehre und Ökonometrie
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urn:nbn:de:bvb:355-opus-6779URN
RePEc:bay:rdwiwi:677RePEc Handle
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C14Journal of Economics Literature Classification
Keywords:Geburtenentwicklung , Semiparametrische Schätzung , Verallgemeinertes lineares Modell, ,
Dewey Decimal Classification:300 Social sciences > 330 Economics
Status:Published
Refereed:No, this document will not be refereed
Created at the University of Regensburg:Yes
Item ID:4511
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