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Tests in contingency tables as regression tests

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  • Stanislav Anatolyev

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  • Grigory Kosenok

    (New Economic School)

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Applied researchers often use tests based on contingency tables in preliminary data analysis and diagnostic testing. We show that many of such tests may be alternatively implemented by testing for coecient restrictions in linear regression systems (as a rule, employing the Wald test). This uni es the theories of regression analysis and contingency tables, sheds more light on intuitive contents of contingency table tests, and provides a more convenient and familiar tool for practitioners.

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Paper provided by Center for Economic and Financial Research (CEFIR) in its series Working Papers with number w0075.

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Length: 29 pages
Date of creation: Dec 2006
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Handle: RePEc:cfr:cefirw:w0075

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Keywords: Contingency table; Linear regression; 2-test; Wald test; Ranks;

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