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Title: Estimating a random-coefficients sample-selection model using generalized maximum entropy
Authors: PEETERS, Ludo
Issue Date: 2004
Citation: ECONOMICS LETTERS, 84(1). p. 87-92
Abstract: We use the generalized maximum entropy (GME) method to estimate a sample-selection model and compare results with OLS and FIML. It is shown that GME outperforms FIML for small samples. In addition, we treat the heterogeneity of the units in the sample data by allowing coefficient vectors to deviate randomly from a common sample mean. (C) 2004 Elsevier B.V. All rights reserved.
Notes: Univ Limburg, B-3590 Diepenbeek, Belgium.Peeters, LMK, Univ Limburg, Univ Campus,Gebouw D, B-3590 Diepenbeek, Belgium.ludo.peeters@luc.ac.be
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1942/2281
DOI: 10.1016/j.econlet.2003.12.014
ISI #: 000221991400014
ISSN: 0165-1765
Category: A1
Type: Journal Contribution
Validation: ecoom, 2005
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