Breakdown Point Theory for Implied Probability Bootstrap
AbstractThis paper studies robustness of bootstrap inference methods under moment conditions. In particular, we compare the uniform weight and implied probability bootstraps by analyzing behaviors of the bootstrap quantiles when outliers take arbitrarily large values, and derive the breakdown points for those bootstrap quantiles. The breakdown point properties characterize the situation where the implied probability bootstrap is more robust than the uniform weight bootstrap against outliers. Simulation studies illustrate our theoretical findings.
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Bibliographic InfoPaper provided by Cowles Foundation for Research in Economics, Yale University in its series Cowles Foundation Discussion Papers with number 1793.
Length: 14 pages
Date of creation: Apr 2011
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- Lorenzo Camponovo & Taisuke Otsu, 2012. "Breakdown point theory for implied probability bootstrap," Econometrics Journal, Royal Economic Society, vol. 15(1), pages 32-55, 02.
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