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dc.contributor.authorWilke, Ralf A.en_US
dc.date.accessioned2009-02-16T14:58:53Z-
dc.date.available2009-02-16T14:58:53Z-
dc.date.issued2005en_US
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10419/24693-
dc.description.abstractConsumption based equivalence scales are estimated by applying the extended partially linear model (EPLM) to the 1998 Income and Consumption Survey (EVS) carried out in Germany. In this model the equivalence scales are identified by virtue of nonlinearities in household demand. Therefore, the econometric framework should not impose any strong restrictions on the functional forms of household expenditure shares. The chosen semiparametric specification meets this requirement. It is flexible, it yields N-consistent parameter estimates, and is consistent with consumer theory. Estimated equivalence scales are below or in the range of the expert equivalence scales of the German social benefits system.en_US
dc.language.isoengen_US
dc.publisher|aZentrum für Europäische Wirtschaftsforschung (ZEW) |cMannheim-
dc.relation.ispartofseries|aZEW Discussion Papers |x04-53 [rev.]en_US
dc.relation.isversionofhttp://hdl.handle.net/10419/24062-
dc.subject.jelH53en_US
dc.subject.jelD12en_US
dc.subject.jelC31en_US
dc.subject.jelC14en_US
dc.subject.ddc330en_US
dc.subject.keywordsemiparametric estimationen_US
dc.subject.keywordwild bootstrappingen_US
dc.subject.keywordequivalence scalesen_US
dc.subject.keywordsocial benefitsen_US
dc.subject.stwDisparitätsmaßen_US
dc.subject.stwVerbraucherausgabenen_US
dc.subject.stwSozialhilfeen_US
dc.subject.stwNichtparametrisches Verfahrenen_US
dc.subject.stwSchätzungen_US
dc.subject.stwDeutschlanden_US
dc.titleSemiparametric Estimation of Consumption Based Equivalence Scales: The Case of Germanyen_US
dc.typeWorking Paperen_US
dc.identifier.ppn561216479en_US
dc.rightshttp://www.econstor.eu/dspace/Nutzungsbedingungen-
dc.identifier.repecRePEc:zbw:zewdip:7179-

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