Exploring unobserved household living conditions in multilevel choice modeling: An application to contraceptive adoption by Indian women

@inproceedings{Dias2018ExploringUH,
  title={Exploring unobserved household living conditions in multilevel choice modeling: An application to contraceptive adoption by Indian women},
  author={Jos{\'e} G Dias and Isabel Tiago de Oliveira},
  booktitle={PloS one},
  year={2018}
}
This research analyzes the effect of the poverty-wealth dimension on contraceptive adoption by Indian women when no direct measures of income/expenditures are available to use as covariates. The index-Household Living Conditions (HLC)-is based on household assets and dwelling characteristics and is computed by an item response model simultaneously with the… CONTINUE READING