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The under-reporting of transfers in household surveys

Bruce D. Meyer

The under-reporting of transfers in household surveys

its nature and consequences

by Bruce D. Meyer

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Published by National Bureau of Economic Research in Cambridge, MA .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementBruce D. Meyer, Wallace K. C. Mok, James X. Sullivan.
SeriesNBER working paper series -- working paper 15181, Working paper series (National Bureau of Economic Research : Online) -- working paper no. 15181.
ContributionsMok, Wallace K. C., Sullivan, James X., National Bureau of Economic Research.
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LC ClassificationsHB1
The Physical Object
FormatElectronic resource
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Open LibraryOL23683758M
LC Control Number2009656046

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The household surveys that are used to study distributional issues in China (e.g., Piketty and Qian, ) suffer from massive under-reporting, particularly at the top of the distribution, and are typically not consistent with the data sources that are used to measure macro growth (namely, national accounts). This is an issue of tremendous. Under-reporting of Top Incomes in Household Surveys Average household monthly income of the two richest households in the surveys (): • Argentina US$ 14, • .

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The Under-Reporting of Transfers in Household Surveys: Its Nature and Consequences Bruce D. Meyer, Wallace K.C. Mok and James X. Sullivan1 Septem Abstract Benefit receipt in major household surveys is often under-reported. In recent years, as many as half of the dollars received through Food Stamps, Temporary.

The Under-Reporting of Transfers in Household Surveys: Its Nature and Consequences Bruce D. Meyer, Wallace K.C. Mok and James X. Sullivan* June Abstract In recent years, roughly half of the dollars received through food stamps, Temporary Assistance for Needy Families and Workers’ Compensation have not been reported in the Current.

The Under-Reporting of Transfers in Household Surveys: Its Nature and Consequences Bruce D. Meyer, Wallace K.C. Mok and James X. Sullivan* July 8, Abstract In recent years, roughly half of the dollars received through Food Stamps, Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) and Workers’ Compensation have not been reported in the Current.

The Under-Reporting of Transfers in Household Surveys: Its Nature and Consequences Bruce D. Meyer, Wallace K. Mok, James X.

Sullivan. NBER Working Paper No. Issued in July NBER Program(s):Children, Labor Studies, Public Economics. High rates of understatement are found for many government transfer programs and in many datasets. Downloadable. Benefit receipt in major household surveys is often under-reported.

In recent years, as many as half of the dollars received through Food Stamps, Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) and Workers’ Compensation has not been reported in the Current Population Survey (CPS).

High rates of understatement are found for many other government transfer programs and in datasets. Bruce D. Meyer & Wallace K. Mok & James X. Sullivan, "The Under-Reporting of Transfers in Household Surveys: Its Nature and Consequences," Working PapersHarris School of Public Policy Studies, University of Chicago.

Get this from a library. The under-reporting of transfers in household surveys: its nature and consequences. [Bruce D Meyer; Wallace K C Mok; James X Sullivan; National Bureau of Economic Research.] -- High rates of understatement are found for many government transfer programs and in many datasets.

This understatement has major implications for our understanding of economic well. The Under-Reporting of Transfers in Household Surveys: Its Nature and Consequences Bruce D.

Meyer, Wallace K. Mok, and James X. Sullivan NBER Working Paper No. Tables, Methods and Sources for: The Under-Reporting of Transfers in Household Surveys: Comparisons to Administrative Aggregates.

Meyer, Mok, and Sullivan, “The Under-Reeporting of Transfers in Household Surveys.” [25] The Consumer Expenditure Survey collects income only. 9 Recommendations for Research and Data Collection.

Despite the success of government assistance programs in reducing child poverty in the United States over the past 50 years, an estimated million children (13%) still live in families with incomes below percent of the Supplemental Poverty Measure (SPM) poverty threshold.

Survey of Income and Program Participation: Quality Profile. U.S. Census Bureau. Washington, DC: U.S. Department of Commerce. James, Tracey L. Results of the wave incentive experiment in the Survey of Income and Program Participation. In Proceedings of the Joint Statistical Meetings (August, Anaheim, CA).

In addition to the under-reporting of earnings and private transfers, household surveys also fail to capture the full value of government transfers, particularly for single mothers.

Under-reporting of means-tested cash transfers has increased in recent years Bavier,Primus et al.,which would imply that recent measured changes in Cited by:   Correcting for Underreporting of Government Transfers: A Regression-Based Approach With Preliminary Results 1.

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The under-reporting of transfers in household surveys: Its nature and consequences. NBER Working Paper No. NBER Working Paper No. Cambridge, MA: National Bureau of Economic by: 1.

We present an improved panel database of national household surveys between and Inthe global Gini index is around %, having declined by approximately 2 Gini points. China graduated from the bottom ranks, changing a twin-peaked global income distribution to a single-peaked one and creating an important global “median.

Income Distribution Data. There has been considerable improvement in the availability of data about the distribution of income. Advances have been made at the national level, where in many countries a significant investment has been made in carrying out new household surveys, in linking administrative data, and in refining methods of analysis.

Household Surveys in Crisis (), with Bruce Meyer and Wallace Mok. The Under-Reporting of Transfers in Household Surveys: Its Nature and Consequences (), with Bruce Meyer and Wallace Mok, NBER Working Paper No.

WORK IN PROGRESS Stay the Course: Promoting Community College Retention Through Comprehensive Case. To project poverty headcounts up to we combine household poverty surveys and estimates of future household consumption growth; the methodology is described in full in Gertz and Kharas ( [1]).

While the quality and timeliness of household surveys has improved in recent years, we must acknowledge that statistical capacity is lowest in. Transfers to the household are considered as income where as transfers from the household constitute expenditures, thereby completing the income and expenditure current accounts of the household.

Furthermore, the GLSS 4 /99 is designed to collect information on loans, assets and savings. Over the years, many researchers have analysed the results of the household income and expenditure surveys that have been carried out in the Philippines, Indonesia, Thailand and Malaysia since the s.

These surveys, and similar surveys from other parts of the Cited by: 1.(CRS) report, with the cover date shown, for inclusion in its Green Book website.

CRS works exclusively for the United States Congress, providing policy and legal analysis to Committees and Members of both the House and Senate, regardless of party affiliation. Antipoverty Effects of Unemployment Insurance Thomas Gabe. Specialist in Social. A gap has grown for decades between consumption as reported by GDP data and NSSO surveys.

The ratio of survey to GDP consumption plummeted from 87% in to 43% in It may be just 35% after the latest survey. This cannot be dismissed as under-reporting by the rich alone, as has been past practice. Everybody does it.