Testing the One-Part Fractional Response Model against an Alternative Two-Part Model
AbstractThis note proposes a generalized two-part model for fractional response variables that nests the one-part model proposed by Papke and Wooldridge (1996). Consequently, a Wald test allows to discriminate between these two competing models. A small scale Monte Carlo simulation demonstrates that the proposed Wald test is properly sized and equipped with higher power than an alternative non-nested P-test.
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Bibliographic InfoPaper provided by University of Salzburg in its series Working Papers in Economics and Finance with number 2011-1.
Length: 9 pages
Date of creation: 05 Jan 2011
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Fractional response models; two-part model; Wald test; P-test;
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