An Exponential Class of Dynamic Binary Choice Panel Data Models with Fixed Effects
AbstractThis paper develops a model for dynamic binary choice panel data that allows for unobserved heterogeneity to be arbitrarily correlated with covariates. The model is of the exponential type. We derive moment conditions that enable us to eliminate the unobserved heterogeneity term and at the same time to identify the parameters of the model. We then propose GMM estimators that are consistent and asymptotically normally distributed at the root-N rate. We also study the conditional likelihood approach, which can only identify the effect of state dependence in our case. Monte Carlo experiments demonstrate the finite sample performance of our GMM estimators.
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Date of creation: 2012
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dynamic discrete choice; fixed effects; panel data; initial values; GMM; CMLE;
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- Al-Sadoon, Majid M. & Li, Tong & Pesaran, M. Hashem, 2012. "An Exponential Class of Dynamic Binary Choice Panel Data Models with Fixed Effects," IZA Discussion Papers 7054, Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA).
- C23 - Mathematical and Quantitative Methods - - Single Equation Models; Single Variables - - - Models with Panel Data; Spatio-temporal Models
- C25 - Mathematical and Quantitative Methods - - Single Equation Models; Single Variables - - - Discrete Regression and Qualitative Choice Models; Discrete Regressors; Proportions
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