Sample Partitioning Bias in Estimating the Effects of the Food Stamp Program

This paper addresses the possibility of biased estimates of the determinants of food expenditures of households eligible for the food stamp program. The source of such bias, sample partitioning, is describes and a correction procedure is utilized. For eligible nonparticipants' food expenditure estimates, bias was found but not for participants


Issue Date:
1985-03
Publication Type:
Working or Discussion Paper
PURL Identifier:
http://purl.umn.edu/186127
Total Pages:
15




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