Estimating a Mixed Strategy: United and American Airlines
AbstractWe develop a generalized maximum entropy estimator that can estimate pure and mixed strategies subject to restrictions from game theory. This method avoids distributional assumptions and is consistent and efficient. We demonstrate this method by estimating the mixed strategies of duopolistic airlines.
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Date of creation: 01 Jun 1998
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C13; C35; C72; L13; L93;
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- Golan, Amos & Karp, Larry S. & Perloff, Jeffrey M., 2002. "Estimating a Mixed Strategy: United and American Airlines," Center for Culture, Organizations and Politics, Working Paper Series qt5n84v67h, Center for Culture, Organizations and Politics of theInstitute for Research on Labor and Employment, UC Berkeley.
- C13 - Mathematical and Quantitative Methods - - Econometric and Statistical Methods and Methodology: General - - - Estimation: General
- C35 - Mathematical and Quantitative Methods - - Multiple or Simultaneous Equation Models; Multiple Variables - - - Discrete Regression and Qualitative Choice Models; Discrete Regressors; Proportions
- C72 - Mathematical and Quantitative Methods - - Game Theory and Bargaining Theory - - - Noncooperative Games
- L13 - Industrial Organization - - Market Structure, Firm Strategy, and Market Performance - - - Oligopoly and Other Imperfect Markets
- L93 - Industrial Organization - - Industry Studies: Transportation and Utilities - - - Air Transportation
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