Nearly Unbiased Estimation in Dynamic Panel Data Models with Exogenous Variables
AbstractThis paper introduces a new estimator for the fixed effects dynamic panel data model withexogenous variables. This estimator does not share some of the drawbacks of recently developed IVand GMM estimators and has a good performance even in small samples. The nearly unbiased estimatoris derived as a bias correction of the within estimator (least squares dummy variable estimator).The estimator is applied to a model of unemployment dynamics at the U.S. state level for the1991-2000 period.
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panel data; fixed effects; nearly unbiased estimation;
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- C23 - Mathematical and Quantitative Methods - - Single Equation Models; Single Variables - - - Models with Panel Data; Longitudinal Data; Spatial Time Series
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