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Testing hypotheses about interaction terms in nonlinear models

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We examine the interaction effect in nonlinear models discussed by Ai and Norton (2003). Tests about partial effects and interaction terms are not necessarily informative in the context of the model. We suggest ways to examine the effects that do not involve statistical testing.

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  • Greene, William, 2010. "Testing hypotheses about interaction terms in nonlinear models," Economics Letters, Elsevier, vol. 107(2), pages 291-296, May.
  • Handle: RePEc:eee:ecolet:v:107:y:2010:i:2:p:291-296
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    1. Ai, Chunrong & Norton, Edward C., 2003. "Interaction terms in logit and probit models," Economics Letters, Elsevier, vol. 80(1), pages 123-129, July.
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