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New Methods for Estimating Labor Supply Functions: A Survey

James J. Heckman, Thomas E. MaCurdy

NBER Working Paper No. 858
Issued in February 1982
NBER Program(s):   LS

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.

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Document Object Identifier (DOI): 10.3386/w0858

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