View
Publication Type
Book Chapter
Author, Analytic
Alleyne, Dillon; Francis, Alfred A
Author Affiliation, Ana.
Department of Economics
Title, Analytic
Taxation and female labour supply in Jamaica: The econometrics of nonlinear budget constraints
Medium Designator
n/a
Connective Phrase
n/a
Author, Monographic
Central Bank of Barbados
Author Role
n/a
Title, Monographic
Working Papers
Reprint Status
n/a
Edition
n/a
Place of Publication
Bridgetown, Barbados
Publisher Name
Central Bank of Barbados
Date of Publication
2000
Volume ID
n/a
Issue ID
n/a
Page(s)
155-65
Series Editor
n/a
Series Editor Role
n/a
Series Title
n/a
Series Volume Identification
n/a
Series Issue Identification
n/a
Connective Phrase
n/a
Location/URL
n/a
Notes
n/a
Abstract
Considers the impact of taxes on work effort for a sample of employed women in Jamaica, employing the Hausman (1981) method. This approach accounts for the complete form of the budget constraint and uses maximum likelihood methods to estimate the labour supply function. The model also accounts for measurement error as well as heterogeneity of preference and employs both a nonlinear and a linear specification.....
read more
Keywords