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A simple method to visualize results in nonlinear regression models

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  • Henderson, Daniel J.
  • Kumbhakar, Subal C.
  • Parmeter, Christopher F.

Abstract

A simple graphical approach to presenting results from nonlinear regression models is described. In the face of multiple covariates, ‘partial mean’ plots may be unattractive. The approach here is portable to a variety of settings and can be tailored to the specific application at hand. A simple four variable nonparametric regression example is provided to illustrate the technique.

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  • Henderson, Daniel J. & Kumbhakar, Subal C. & Parmeter, Christopher F., 2012. "A simple method to visualize results in nonlinear regression models," Economics Letters, Elsevier, vol. 117(3), pages 578-581.
  • Handle: RePEc:eee:ecolet:v:117:y:2012:i:3:p:578-581
    DOI: 10.1016/j.econlet.2012.07.040
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    Keywords

    Gradient estimation; Dimensionality; Kernel smoothing; Least squares cross validation;

    JEL classification:

    • C1 - Mathematical and Quantitative Methods - - Econometric and Statistical Methods and Methodology: General
    • C13 - Mathematical and Quantitative Methods - - Econometric and Statistical Methods and Methodology: General - - - Estimation: General
    • C14 - Mathematical and Quantitative Methods - - Econometric and Statistical Methods and Methodology: General - - - Semiparametric and Nonparametric Methods: General

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