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Is random forest a superior methodology for predicting poverty? : an empirical assessment (English)

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Random forest is in many fields of research a common method for data driven predictions. Within economics and prediction of poverty, random forest is rarely used. Comparing out-of-sample predictions in surveys for same year in six countries shows that...  See More +

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  • Pave Sohnesen, Thomas; Stender, Niels;
  • 2016/03/01 07:37:01
  • Working Paper (Numbered Series);
  • 125655
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  • 2018/04/24 07:32:22
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  • Is random forest a superior methodology for predicting poverty? : an empirical assessment
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