Donald Cox, Bruce E. Hansen, and Emmanuel Jimenez

"How responsive are private transfers to income?"
Journal of Public Economics, (2004), 88, 2193-2219.

Program and Data Files

This program replicates the empirical work reported in the above paper.

The program estimates a linear spline model, and tests for linearity against nonlinearity using the bootstrap.

Gauss Programs and Data

Matlab Programs and Data

R Programs and Data

Link to Abstract and PDF File of Paper

Some of the above material is based upon work supported by the National Science Foundation under Grants No. SES-9022176, SES-9120576, SBR-9412339, and SBR-9807111. Any opinions, findings, and conclusions, or recommendations expressed in this material are those of the author(s), and do not necessarily reflect the views of the NSF.