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A Comparison of Shift-Share and the Ras Adjustment

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Part of the Advanced Studies in Theoretical and Applied Econometrics book series (ASTA, volume 25)

Abstract

It is argued that the RAS procedure applied to regions and industries performs a function similar to that of the shift-share technique, and that RAS has the advantage of a justification based on concepts from information theory.

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.University of ChicagoChicagoUSA
  2. 2.University of Southern CaliforniaLos AngelesUSA

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