Please use this identifier to cite or link to this item: http://hdl.handle.net/10419/21004
Authors: 
Dustmann, Christian
Rochina-Barrachina, María Engracia
Year of Publication: 
2000
Series/Report no.: 
IZA Discussion paper series 162
Abstract: 
In recent years a number of panel estimators have been suggested for sample selection models, where both the selection equation and the equation of interest contain individual effects which are correlated with the explanatory variables. We review and compare some of these estimators, and apply them to estimating the return to actual labour market experience for females, using a panel of twelve years. All these estimators rely on the assumption of strict exogeneity of regressors in the equation of interest, conditional on individual specific effects and the selection mechanism. This assumption is likely to be violated in many applications. Also, life history variables are often measured with error in survey data sets, because they contain a retrospective component. We show how non-strict exogeneity and measurement error can be taken into account within the estimation methods discussed.
Subjects: 
Panel data sample selection estimators
female labour supply
estimation of wage equations
JEL: 
C34
J3
C33
Document Type: 
Working Paper

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