Parametric bootstrap under model mis-specification
Under model correctness, highly accurate inference on a scalar interest parameter in the presence of a nuisance parameter can be achieved by several routes, among them considering the bootstrap distribution of the signed root likelihood ratio statistic. The context of model mis-specification is considered and inference based on a robust form of the signed root statistic is discussed in detail. Stability of the distribution of the statistic allows accurate inference, outperforming that based on first-order asymptotic approximation, by considering the bootstrap distribution of the statistic under the incorrectly assumed distribution. Comparisons of this simple approach with alternative analytic and non-parametric inference schemes are discussed.
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Volume (Year): 56 (2012)
Issue (Month): 8 ()
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- Lee, Stephen M.S. & Young, G. Alastair, 2005. "Parametric bootstrapping with nuisance parameters," Statistics & Probability Letters, Elsevier, vol. 71(2), pages 143-153, February.
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