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Title: The Zero-Inflated Ordered Probit approach to modelling sports participation
Authors: Downward, Paul M.
Lera-Lopez, Fernando
Rasciute, Simona
Keywords: Sports participation
Zero-Inflated Ordered Probit model
Issue Date: 2011
Publisher: © Elsevier Science BV
Citation: DOWNWARD, P., LERA-LOPEZ, F. and RASCIUTE, S., 2011. The Zero-Inflated Ordered Probit approach to modelling sports participation. Economic Modelling, 28 (6), pp.2469-2477.
Abstract: This paper investigates the determinants of the frequency and the probability of sports participation in Spain by applying the Zero-Inflated Ordered Probit (ZIOP) model. The ZIOP model allows to account for excessive zero observations and differentiate between genuine ‘non-participants’ and individuals who did not participate at a time but would do so if the circumstances were different. The results show that the decision to participate in sports or not and the frequency of sports participation are driven by different factors.
Description: This paper is closed access.
Version: Published
DOI: 10.1016/j.econmod.2011.06.024
URI: https://dspace.lboro.ac.uk/2134/14850
Publisher Link: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.econmod.2011.06.024
ISSN: 0264-9993
Appears in Collections:Closed Access (Sport, Exercise and Health Sciences)

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