A Double-Hurdle Model of Computer and Internet Use In American Households

@inproceedings{Wodjao2007ADM,
  title={A Double-Hurdle Model of Computer and Internet Use In American Households},
  author={Tadesse Biru Wodjao},
  year={2007}
}
  • Tadesse Biru Wodjao
  • Published 2007
This paper has two major contributions. First, it identifies the factors that influence the use of computer and Internet at home. Second, the paper shows that the double-hurdle model, compared to the standard Tobit and Heckman selection models, is the best econometric specification to identify the determinants of computer and Internet use at home. Computer/Internet use time is defined as the total minutes spent on three broad categories of nonmarket activities (household activities, leisure and… CONTINUE READING

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