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Tests in contingency tables as regression tests

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  • Anatolyev, Stanislav
  • Kosenok, Grigory

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Applied researchers often use tests based on contingency tables, especially in preliminary data analysis and diagnostic testing. We show that many such tests may be alternatively implemented by testing for coefficient restrictions in linear regression systems.

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  • Anatolyev, Stanislav & Kosenok, Grigory, 2009. "Tests in contingency tables as regression tests," Economics Letters, Elsevier, vol. 105(2), pages 189-192, November.
  • Handle: RePEc:eee:ecolet:v:105:y:2009:i:2:p:189-192
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    Keywords

    Contingency table Linear regression Chi-squared test Wald test Ranks;

    JEL classification:

    • C12 - Mathematical and Quantitative Methods - - Econometric and Statistical Methods and Methodology: General - - - Hypothesis Testing: General
    • C22 - Mathematical and Quantitative Methods - - Single Equation Models; Single Variables - - - Time-Series Models; Dynamic Quantile Regressions; Dynamic Treatment Effect Models; Diffusion Processes
    • C32 - Mathematical and Quantitative Methods - - Multiple or Simultaneous Equation Models; Multiple Variables - - - Time-Series Models; Dynamic Quantile Regressions; Dynamic Treatment Effect Models; Diffusion Processes; State Space Models
    • C53 - Mathematical and Quantitative Methods - - Econometric Modeling - - - Forecasting and Prediction Models; Simulation Methods

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