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What can we (machine) learn about welfare dynamics from cross-sectional data? (English)

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This paper implements a machine learning approach to estimate intra-generational economic mobility using cross-sectional data. A Least Absolute Shrinkage and Selection Operator (Lasso) procedure is applied to explore poverty dynamics and household-level... See More +

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  • Lucchetti, Leonardo Ramiro;
  • 2018/08/08 11:19:02
  • Policy Research Working Paper
  • WPS8545
  • 1
  • 1
  • Peru
  • Latin America & Caribbean
  • 2018/08/08 11:17:22
  • Disclosed
  • What can we (machine) learn about welfare dynamics from cross-sectional data?
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