A Method for Proxying a Respondent's Religious Background: An Application to School Choice Decisions

This paper develops an algorithm for the probability distribution of a respondent's religion in microdata (including the decennial census) in which there are data on ancestry but not on religion. A frequency distribution of religion by ancestry is generated from the General Social Survey and ma...

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Volume: 34
Main Author: Stella Koutroumanes Hofrenning
Barry R. Chiswick
Format: Journal Article
Language: English
Zielgruppe: Academic
Place of publication: MADISON University of Wisconsin Press 01.01.1999
UNIV WISCONSIN PRESS
published in: The Journal of human resources Vol. 34; no. 1; pp. 193 - 207
Data of publication: 19990101
ISSN: 0022-166X
1548-8004
EISSN: 1548-8004
Discipline: Economics
Business
Religion
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