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dc.contributor.authorSchmidt, Tobiasen_US
dc.date.accessioned2011-05-24en_US
dc.date.accessioned2011-05-25T08:42:36Z-
dc.date.available2011-05-25T08:42:36Z-
dc.date.issued2011en_US
dc.identifier.isbn978-3-86558-715-2en_US
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10419/45641-
dc.description.abstractIn this paper we analyse whether the recording behaviour of consumers keeping a payment diary changes over the diary period. Using data from a large study on the payment behaviour of German consumers we find that individuals tend to report a higher number of transactions on the first day of the diary period than on subsequent days. Contrary to existing literature we also find that the number of small cash payments recorded does not decrease during the one-week diary period. Our findings indicate that short diaries may be enough to reflect adequately the payment behaviour of all consumers. However, the precision of the estimates increases with longer diaries, at small additional costs. Longer diaries are especially helpful when it comes to analysing subgroups of payment types or rare events.en_US
dc.language.isoengen_US
dc.publisher|aDeutsche Bundesbank |cFrankfurt a. M.en_US
dc.relation.ispartofseries|aDiscussion Paper Series 1: Economic Studies |x2011,11en_US
dc.subject.jelC81en_US
dc.subject.jelD12en_US
dc.subject.jelE41en_US
dc.subject.ddc330en_US
dc.subject.keywordpayment behaviouren_US
dc.subject.keywordsurvey designen_US
dc.subject.keyworddiary studiesen_US
dc.subject.stwZahlungsverkehren_US
dc.subject.stwPrivater Haushalten_US
dc.subject.stwBefragungen_US
dc.subject.stwDeutschlanden_US
dc.titleFatigue in payment diaries - empirical evidence from Germanyen_US
dc.typeWorking Paperen_US
dc.identifier.ppn659499088en_US
dc.rightshttp://www.econstor.eu/dspace/Nutzungsbedingungenen_US
dc.identifier.repecRePEc:zbw:bubdp1:201111-

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