Fosgerau, Mogens and Hjort, Katrine and Vincent Lyk-Jensen, Stéphanie (2007): An approach to the estimation of the distribution of marginal valuations from discrete choice data.
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Models such as the mixed logit are often used to measure the distribution of the marginal value of a good based on discrete choice panel data. There are however serious specification and identification issues that are rarely addressed. The consequences for results may be dramatic. This paper points out the issues and presents an approach to dealing with them that may be applied under some circumstances. The issues and the approach are illustrated using a dataset designed to measure the value of travel time.
|Item Type:||MPRA Paper|
|Institution:||Technical University of Denmark|
|Original Title:||An approach to the estimation of the distribution of marginal valuations from discrete choice data|
|Keywords:||Discrete choice; valuation; mixed logit|
|Subjects:||C - Mathematical and Quantitative Methods > C3 - Multiple or Simultaneous Equation Models; Multiple Variables > C35 - Discrete Regression and Qualitative Choice Models; Discrete Regressors; Proportions
R - Urban, Rural, Regional, Real Estate, and Transportation Economics > R4 - Transportation Systems > R41 - Transportation: Demand, Supply, and Congestion; Safety and Accidents; Transportation Noise
C - Mathematical and Quantitative Methods > C1 - Econometric and Statistical Methods and Methodology: General > C14 - Semiparametric and Nonparametric Methods: General
Q - Agricultural and Natural Resource Economics; Environmental and Ecological Economics > Q5 - Environmental Economics > Q51 - Valuation of Environmental Effects
|Depositing User:||Mogens Fosgerau|
|Date Deposited:||09. Jul 2007|
|Last Modified:||18. Feb 2013 13:46|
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