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Conditional stochastic kernel estimation by nonparametric methods

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  • Poletti Laurini, Márcio
  • Valls Pereira, Pedro L.

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This article generalizes the conditional stochastic kernel developed by Quah (1997, 1998) for multiple and more general conditioning schemes using nonparametric conditional density estimation. We utilize this methodology to analyze conditional convergence in income for Brazilian municipalities between 1970 and 1991.

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  • Poletti Laurini, Márcio & Valls Pereira, Pedro L., 2009. "Conditional stochastic kernel estimation by nonparametric methods," Economics Letters, Elsevier, vol. 105(3), pages 234-238, December.
  • Handle: RePEc:eee:ecolet:v:105:y:2009:i:3:p:234-238
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