Market Basket Measure research paper: Applying the Market Basket Measure methodology to an administrative data source

Articles and reports: 75F0002M2024002

Description: This discussion paper describes considerations for applying the Market Basket Measure (MBM) methodology onto a purely administrative data source. The paper will begin by outlining a rationale for estimating MBM poverty statistics using administrative income data sources. It then explains a proposal for creating annual samples along with the caveats of creating these samples, followed by a brief analysis using the proposed samples. The paper concludes with potential future improvements to the samples and provides the opportunity for reader’s feedback.
Issue Number: 2024002
Frequency: Occasional
Author(s): Devin, Nancy
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