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

Abstract

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;
  • 2016/03/18 11:25:02
  • Policy Research Working Paper;
  • WPS7612
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  • World
  • The World Region
  • 2016/03/18 11:14:03
  • Disclosed
  • Is random forest a superior methodology for predicting poverty ? an empirical assessment
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