Bias Corrections In Testing And Estimating Semiparametric, Single Index Models
Semiparametric methods are widely employed in applied work where the ability to conduct inferences is important. To establish asymptotic normality for making inferences, bias control mechanisms are often used in implementing semiparametric estimators. The first contribution of this paper is to propose a mechanism that enables us to establish asymptotic normality with regular kernels. In so doing, we argue that the resulting estimator performs very well in finite samples.
Volume (Year): 26 (2010)
Issue (Month): 06 (December)
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