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An alternative root-n consistent estimator for panel data binary choice models

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  • Ai, Chunrong
  • Gan, Li

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In this paper, we present an alternative root-n consistent estimator for panel data fixed-effects binary choice models. The proposed estimator relaxes one of the key conditions that are required for the consistency of the estimator proposed in Honoré and Lewbel (2002), and is shown to be consistent and asymptotically normally distributed under some sufficient conditions. An easy to compute consistent estimator for the asymptotic covariance is provided.

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  • Ai, Chunrong & Gan, Li, 2010. "An alternative root-n consistent estimator for panel data binary choice models," Journal of Econometrics, Elsevier, vol. 157(1), pages 93-100, July.
  • Handle: RePEc:eee:econom:v:157:y:2010:i:1:p:93-100
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    1. Gayle, Wayne-Roy, 2013. "Identification and N-consistent estimation of a nonlinear panel data model with correlated unobserved effects," Journal of Econometrics, Elsevier, vol. 175(2), pages 71-83.
    2. Yingying Dong & Arthur Lewbel, 2015. "A Simple Estimator for Binary Choice Models with Endogenous Regressors," Econometric Reviews, Taylor & Francis Journals, vol. 34(1-2), pages 82-105, February.
    3. Louis Grange & Felipe González & Ignacio Vargas & Rodrigo Troncoso, 2015. "A Logit Model With Endogenous Explanatory Variables and Network Externalities," Networks and Spatial Economics, Springer, vol. 15(1), pages 89-116, March.
    4. Arthur Lewbel, 2012. "An Overview of the Special Regressor Method," Boston College Working Papers in Economics 810, Boston College Department of Economics.
    5. Ai, Chunrong & Meng, Meixia, 2012. "A root-N consistent estimator for some fixed-effects panel data sample selection models," Economics Letters, Elsevier, vol. 116(3), pages 411-413.
    6. Yingying Dong & Arthur Lewbel, 2012. "Simple Estimators for Binary Choice Models with Endogenous Regressors," Working Papers 111204, University of California-Irvine, Department of Economics.

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