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Semiparametric information bound of dynamic discrete choice models

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  • Buchinsky, Moshe
  • Hahn, Jinyong
  • Kim, Kyoo il

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We develop a simulation based approach that can determine whether the semiparametric efficiency bound of a dynamic discrete choice model with fixed effects is zero or not. We illustrate the usefulness of our approach by considering a simplified version of Keane and Wolpin's (1997) model, where we show that the semiparametric information is zero.

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  • Buchinsky, Moshe & Hahn, Jinyong & Kim, Kyoo il, 2010. "Semiparametric information bound of dynamic discrete choice models," Economics Letters, Elsevier, vol. 108(2), pages 109-112, August.
  • Handle: RePEc:eee:ecolet:v:108:y:2010:i:2:p:109-112
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    1. Keane, Michael P & Wolpin, Kenneth I, 1997. "The Career Decisions of Young Men," Journal of Political Economy, University of Chicago Press, vol. 105(3), pages 473-522, June.
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