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The measurement of household consumption expenditures

Browning, M and Crossley, TF and Winter, J (2014) 'The measurement of household consumption expenditures.' In: UNSPECIFIED, (ed.) UNSPECIFIED UNSPECIFIED, 475 - 501.


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Household-level data on consumer expenditures underpin a wide range of empirical research in modern economics, spanning micro-and macroeconomics. This research includes work on consumption and saving, on poverty and inequality, and on risk sharing and insurance. We review different ways in which such data can be collected or captured: traditional detailed budget surveys, less onerous survey procedures that might be included in more general surveys, and administrative or process data. We discuss the advantages and difficulties of each approach and suggest directions for future investigation. © 2014 by Annual Reviews. All rights reserved.

Item Type: Book Section
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HB Economic Theory
Divisions: Faculty of Social Sciences > Economics, Department of
Depositing User: Jim Jamieson
Date Deposited: 10 Dec 2014 18:27
Last Modified: 05 Feb 2019 20:15

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