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Author Deaton, Angus.

Title The analysis of household surveys : a microeconometric approach to development policy / Angus Deaton
Published Baltimore, MD : Published for the World Bank [by] Johns Hopkins University Press, [1997]


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Description viii, 479 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Series World Bank e-Library.
Contents 1. The design and content of household surveys. 1.1. Survey design. 1.2. The content and quality of survey data. 1.3. The Living Standards Surveys. 1.4. Descriptive statistics from survey data. 1.5. Guide to further reading -- 2. Econometric issues for survey data. 2.1. Survey design and regressions. 2.2. The econometrics of clustered samples. 2.3. Heteroskedasticity and quantile regressions. 2.4. Structure and regression in nonexperimental data. 2.5. Panel data. 2.6. Instrumental variables. 2.7. Using a time-series of cross-sections. 2.8. Two issues in statistical inference. 2.9. Guide to further reading -- 3. Welfare, poverty, and distribution. 3.1. Living standards, inequality, and poverty. 3.2. Nonparametric methods for estimating densities. 3.3. Analyzing the distributional effects of policy. 3.4. Guide to further reading -- 4. Nutrition, children, and intrahousehold allocation. 4.1. The demand for food and nutrition. 4.2. Intra-household allocation and gender bias
4.3. Equivalence scales: theory and practice. 4.4. Guide to further reading -- 5. Looking at price and tax reform. 5.1. The theory of price and tax reform for developing countries. 5.2. The analysis of spatial price variation. 5.3. Modeling the choice of quality and quantity. 5.4. Empirical results for India and Pakistan. 5.5. Looking at price and tax reform. 5.6. Price reform: parametric and nonparametric analysis. 5.7. Guide to further reading -- 6. Saving and consumption smoothing. 6.1. Life-cycle interpretations of saving. 6.2. Short-term consumption smoothing and permanent income. 6.3. Models of saving for poor households. 6.4. Social insurance and consumption. 6.5. Saving, consumption, and inequality. 6.6. Household saving and policy: a tentative review. 6.7. Guide to further reading
Notes Bibliographic Level Mode of Issuance: Monograph
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 439-462) and indexes
Notes Also available online
Subject Household surveys -- Developing countries -- Methodology.
Developing Countries -- statistics & numerical data.
Data Collection.
Public Policy.
Developing Countries.
Developing countries -- Economic conditions -- Econometric models.
Author World Bank.
LC no. 97002905
ISBN 0801852544