Testing the consistency of nested logit models with utility maximization
AbstractThis paper provides simple necessary conditions for testing the local consistency of nested logit models with stochastic utility maximization. A graphical analysis illustrates the extent to which these conditions extend the range of admissible dissimilarity coefficients beyond the unit interval.
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Volume (Year): 50 (1996)
Issue (Month): 1 (January)
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- Herriges, Joseph A. & Kling, Catherine L., 1996. "Testing the Consistency of Nested Logit Models with Utility Maximization," Staff General Research Papers 1500, Iowa State University, Department of Economics.
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