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Efficiency Bounds for Semiparametric Regression


  • Chamberlain, Gary


Efficiency bounds for conditional moment restrictions with a nonparametric component are derived. There is a given function of the data (a random sample from a distribution F) and a parameter. The restriction is that a conditional expectation of this function is zero at some point in the parameter space. The parameter has two parts: a finite-dimensional component and a general function evaluated at a subset of the conditioning variables. An example is a regression function that is additive in parametric and nonparametric component, as arises in sample selection models. Copyright 1992 by The Econometric Society.

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  • Chamberlain, Gary, 1992. "Efficiency Bounds for Semiparametric Regression," Econometrica, Econometric Society, vol. 60(3), pages 567-596, May.
  • Handle: RePEc:ecm:emetrp:v:60:y:1992:i:3:p:567-96

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