Non- and semi-parametric estimation in models with unknown smoothness
AbstractMany asymptotic results for kernel-based estimators were established under some smoothness assumption on density. For cases where smoothness assumptions that are used to derive unbiasedness or asymptotic rate may not hold we propose a combined estimator that could lead to the best available rate without knowledge of density smoothness. A Monte Carlo example confirms good performance of the combined estimator.
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Volume (Year): 93 (2006)
Issue (Month): 3 (December)
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- Yulia Kotlyarova & Victoria Zinde-Walsh, 2006. "Non And Semi-Parametric Estimation In Models With Unknown Smoothness," Departmental Working Papers 2006-15, McGill University, Department of Economics.
- C14 - Mathematical and Quantitative Methods - - Econometric and Statistical Methods and Methodology: General - - - Semiparametric and Nonparametric Methods: General
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