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An anti-ideal point representation of economic discrete choice models

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The popular mixed logit model, which can closely approximate virtually any other random utility model can be approximated by a more visual, and computationally more tractable, anti-ideal point model.

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  • Bordley, Robert F., 2011. "An anti-ideal point representation of economic discrete choice models," Economics Letters, Elsevier, vol. 110(1), pages 60-63, January.
  • Handle: RePEc:eee:ecolet:v:110:y:2011:i:1:p:60-63
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