A Spatially-varying Parameter Model of Afdc Participation : Empirical Analysis Using the Expansion Method *

Spatial variation in the importance of determinants of participation in the Aid to Families with Dependent Children program (AFDC) is investigated for the U.S. Casetti's Expansion Method is applied to the two-dimensional space domain by making the model's parameters a function of state x-y centroids. The spatially-varying parameter model suggests that the… (More)