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Bayesian endogeneity bias modeling

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  • Montes-Rojas, Gabriel
  • Galvao, Antonio F.

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We propose to model endogeneity bias using prior distributions of moment conditions. The estimator can be obtained both as a method-of-moments estimator and in a Ridge penalized regression framework. We show the estimator’s relation to a Bayesian estimator.

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  • Montes-Rojas, Gabriel & Galvao, Antonio F., 2014. "Bayesian endogeneity bias modeling," Economics Letters, Elsevier, vol. 122(1), pages 36-39.
  • Handle: RePEc:eee:ecolet:v:122:y:2014:i:1:p:36-39 DOI: 10.1016/j.econlet.2013.10.034
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    1. Galvao, Antonio F. & Montes-Rojas, Gabriel & Song, Suyong, 2017. "Endogeneity bias modeling using observables," Economics Letters, Elsevier, vol. 152(C), pages 41-45.
    2. Mukhoti, Sujay & Guhathakurta, Kousik, 2015. "Product market performance and capital structure: A Hierarchical Bayesian semi-parametric panel regression model," MPRA Paper 62517, University Library of Munich, Germany.

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    Keywords

    Endogeneity; Shrinkage; Ridge regression; Method of moments;

    JEL classification:

    • C11 - Mathematical and Quantitative Methods - - Econometric and Statistical Methods and Methodology: General - - - Bayesian Analysis: General
    • C52 - Mathematical and Quantitative Methods - - Econometric Modeling - - - Model Evaluation, Validation, and Selection

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