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If those who misreport their status simply choose another form of insurance, the bias in estimates of the uninsured may be small.
Other than age related differences, the largest difference in Table 5 indicates that respondents with at least some college are 10 percentage points less likely to misreport as uninsured than those with just a high school degree.
The other agent, however, would not let him free ride without receiving the side transfer (the other agent would also misreport his type without being paid the side transfer).
L], one of them may misreport his type in attempt to free ride on the other agent.
Therefore, one concludes that the regulated firm (1) may have a basis for a preference between MCP and ACP regulation, (2) could prefer MCP to an unregulated environment, and (3) will be indifferent between no regulation and ACP if its informational advantages and ability to misreport costs without detection are sufficiently great.
In general, this paper has shown that the regulated firm can achieve the unregulated profit maximum under ACP, assuming it can misreport with impunity.
We have assumed that misclassification is "random" in the sense that those from a group who misreport their race/ethnicity are identical in terms of rates of use as those who report correctly.
As with Shalit's 1995 article, which McGowan cites approvingly several times, McGowan's book demonstrates an impressive ability to misinterpret and misreport facts.
City councillors could be jailed under laws from 1699 if they misreport the affairs of the House of Commons said the Speaker of the Commons.
6) A misreport results when a tax return is filed with incomplete or incorrect information.
However, recent studies have indicated as many as 79 percent of patients misreport their medication-ingestion habits during clinical trials, calling into question the basic factualness of such studies, which can cost hundreds of millions of dollars to conduct.