Censored Quantile Regressions of Chronic and Transient Seasonal Poverty in Rwanda

@inproceedings{Muller2002CensoredQR,
  title={Censored Quantile Regressions of Chronic and Transient Seasonal Poverty in Rwanda},
  author={Christophe Muller},
  year={2002}
}
It is crucial for social policy in Less Developed Countries to identify separate correlates for transient poverty and chronic poverty at the household level because seasonal poverty substantially contributes to annual poverty. This has been attempted by estimating household equations for those poverty indicators typically by using Tobit and Probit models. However, when errors in household poverty equations are not distributed following a normal law, these models deliver biased estimates of… CONTINUE READING
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