New Methods for Estimating Labor Supply Functions: A Survey

67 Pages Posted: 11 Nov 2000 Last revised: 24 May 2009

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James J. Heckman

University of Chicago - Department of Economics; National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER); American Bar Foundation; Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA); CESifo (Center for Economic Studies and Ifo Institute)

Thomas E. MaCurdy

Stanford University; National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER)

Date Written: February 1982

Abstract

This paper surveys new methods for estimatifg labor supply functions. A unified framework of analysis is presented. All recent models of labor supply are special cases of a general index function model developed for the analysis o dummy endogenous variables.

Suggested Citation

Heckman, James J. and MaCurdy, Thomas E., New Methods for Estimating Labor Supply Functions: A Survey (February 1982). NBER Working Paper No. w0858. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=233739

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