Staff at Department of Food and Resource Economics (IFRO) – University of Copenhagen

English > Staff

Individual welfare analysis for collective households

Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

Standard

Individual welfare analysis for collective households. / Cherchye, Laurens; Cosaert, Sam; De Rock, Bram; Kerstens, Pieter Jan; Vermeulen, Frederic.

In: Journal of Public Economics, Vol. 166, 2018, p. 98-114.

Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

Harvard

Cherchye, L, Cosaert, S, De Rock, B, Kerstens, PJ & Vermeulen, F 2018, 'Individual welfare analysis for collective households' Journal of Public Economics, vol. 166, pp. 98-114. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jpubeco.2018.08.012

APA

Cherchye, L., Cosaert, S., De Rock, B., Kerstens, P. J., & Vermeulen, F. (2018). Individual welfare analysis for collective households. Journal of Public Economics, 166, 98-114. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jpubeco.2018.08.012

Vancouver

Cherchye L, Cosaert S, De Rock B, Kerstens PJ, Vermeulen F. Individual welfare analysis for collective households. Journal of Public Economics. 2018;166:98-114. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jpubeco.2018.08.012

Author

Cherchye, Laurens ; Cosaert, Sam ; De Rock, Bram ; Kerstens, Pieter Jan ; Vermeulen, Frederic. / Individual welfare analysis for collective households. In: Journal of Public Economics. 2018 ; Vol. 166. pp. 98-114.

Bibtex

@article{c7e00afd27284a93986a1ac6cf346008,
title = "Individual welfare analysis for collective households",
abstract = "We propose novel tools for the analysis of individual welfare on the basis of aggregate household demand behavior. The method assumes a collective model of household consumption with the public and private nature of goods specified by the empirical analyst. A main distinguishing feature of our approach is that it builds on a revealed preference characterization of the collective model that is intrinsically nonparametric. We show how to identify individual money metric welfare indices from observed household demand, along with the intrahousehold sharing rule and the individuals’ willingness-to-pay for public consumption (i.e. Lindahl prices). The method is easy to use in practice and yields informative empirical results, which we demonstrate through both a simulation exercise and an empirical application to labor supply data drawn from the Panel Study of Income Dynamics.",
keywords = "Collective model, Identification, Individual welfare, Labor supply, Money metric welfare index, Revealed preferences, Sharing rule",
author = "Laurens Cherchye and Sam Cosaert and {De Rock}, Bram and Kerstens, {Pieter Jan} and Frederic Vermeulen",
year = "2018",
doi = "10.1016/j.jpubeco.2018.08.012",
language = "English",
volume = "166",
pages = "98--114",
journal = "Journal of Public Economics",
issn = "0047-2727",
publisher = "Elsevier",

}

RIS

TY - JOUR

T1 - Individual welfare analysis for collective households

AU - Cherchye, Laurens

AU - Cosaert, Sam

AU - De Rock, Bram

AU - Kerstens, Pieter Jan

AU - Vermeulen, Frederic

PY - 2018

Y1 - 2018

N2 - We propose novel tools for the analysis of individual welfare on the basis of aggregate household demand behavior. The method assumes a collective model of household consumption with the public and private nature of goods specified by the empirical analyst. A main distinguishing feature of our approach is that it builds on a revealed preference characterization of the collective model that is intrinsically nonparametric. We show how to identify individual money metric welfare indices from observed household demand, along with the intrahousehold sharing rule and the individuals’ willingness-to-pay for public consumption (i.e. Lindahl prices). The method is easy to use in practice and yields informative empirical results, which we demonstrate through both a simulation exercise and an empirical application to labor supply data drawn from the Panel Study of Income Dynamics.

AB - We propose novel tools for the analysis of individual welfare on the basis of aggregate household demand behavior. The method assumes a collective model of household consumption with the public and private nature of goods specified by the empirical analyst. A main distinguishing feature of our approach is that it builds on a revealed preference characterization of the collective model that is intrinsically nonparametric. We show how to identify individual money metric welfare indices from observed household demand, along with the intrahousehold sharing rule and the individuals’ willingness-to-pay for public consumption (i.e. Lindahl prices). The method is easy to use in practice and yields informative empirical results, which we demonstrate through both a simulation exercise and an empirical application to labor supply data drawn from the Panel Study of Income Dynamics.

KW - Collective model

KW - Identification

KW - Individual welfare

KW - Labor supply

KW - Money metric welfare index

KW - Revealed preferences

KW - Sharing rule

U2 - 10.1016/j.jpubeco.2018.08.012

DO - 10.1016/j.jpubeco.2018.08.012

M3 - Journal article

VL - 166

SP - 98

EP - 114

JO - Journal of Public Economics

T2 - Journal of Public Economics

JF - Journal of Public Economics

SN - 0047-2727

ER -

ID: 202938057