The Heckman Correction for Sample Selection and Its Critique

This paper gives a short overview of Monte Carlo studies on the usefulness of Heckman’s (1976, 1979) two‐step estimator for estimating selection models. Such models occur frequently in empirical work, especially in microeconometrics when estimating wage equations or consumer expenditures. It is show...

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Volume: 14
Main Author: Puhani, Patrick
Format: Journal Article
Language: English
Place of publication: Oxford, UK and Boston, USA Blackwell Publishers Ltd 01.02.2000
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published in: Journal of economic surveys Vol. 14; no. 1; pp. 53 - 68
Data of publication: 2000-02
ISSN: 0950-0804
1467-6419
EISSN: 1467-6419
Discipline: Economics
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