Trends in the Transitory Variance of Male Earnings: Methods and Evidence

We estimate the trend in the transitory variance of male earnings in the United States using the Michigan Panel Study of Income Dynamics from 1970 to 2004. Using an error components model and simpler but only approximate methods, we find that the transitory variance started to increase in the early...

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Volume: 47
Main Author: Moffitt, Robert
Gottschalk, Peter
Format: Journal Article
Language: English
Zielgruppe: Academic
Place of publication: University of Wisconsin Press 01.01.2012
published in: The Journal of human resources Vol. 47; no. 1; pp. 204 - 236
Data of publication: 20120101
ISSN: 0022-166X
1548-8004
1548-8004
EISSN: 1548-8004
Discipline: Economics
Business
Statistics
Subjects:
Men
Online Access: Fulltext
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