September 25, 2003

Method for Allocation: DIY & PRO Home Improvement Expenditures and Households Using the 1995-2001 AHS National File

Alvaro Martin Guerrero

This paper is divided in two sections. The first part describes the two-step allocation process, including the MLP model estimation for missing doers and the description of the imputing procedure for missing dollars. The second section will discuss the results of the allocated data by comparing it with data generated by alternative procedures. At the end of the paper, three appendices illustrate the process, discussing certain data issues…

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