A test of the extreme value type I assumption in the bus engine replacement model
AbstractThis note tests the assumption of dynamic discrete choice models that underlying utility shocks have an extreme value type I distribution. We find that extreme value type I shocks cannot be rejected in most specifications of the Rust (1987) bus engine replacement model.
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Volume (Year): 116 (2012)
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Dynamic discrete choice; Extreme value type I; Numerical quadrature; Flexible distributions;
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