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Second-Order Refinement Of Empirical Likelihood For Testing Overidentifying Restrictions

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  • Matsushita, Yukitoshi
  • Otsu, Taisuke

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This paper studies second-order properties of the empirical likelihood overidentifying restriction test to check the validity of moment condition models. We show that the empirical likelihood test is Bartlett correctable and suggest second-order refinement methods for the test based on the empirical Bartlett correction and adjusted empirical likelihood. Our second-order analysis supplements the one in Chen and Cui ( 2007 , Journal of Econometrics 141, 492–516) who considered parameter hypothesis testing for overidentified models. In simulation studies we find that the empirical Bartlett correction and adjusted empirical likelihood assisted by bootstrapping provide reasonable improvements for the properties of the null rejection probabilities.

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  • Matsushita, Yukitoshi & Otsu, Taisuke, 2013. "Second-Order Refinement Of Empirical Likelihood For Testing Overidentifying Restrictions," Econometric Theory, Cambridge University Press, vol. 29(02), pages 324-353, April.
  • Handle: RePEc:cup:etheor:v:29:y:2013:i:02:p:324-353_00
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    • C12 - Mathematical and Quantitative Methods - - Econometric and Statistical Methods and Methodology: General - - - Hypothesis Testing: General
    • C14 - Mathematical and Quantitative Methods - - Econometric and Statistical Methods and Methodology: General - - - Semiparametric and Nonparametric Methods: General

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