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Serially correlated variables in dynamic, discrete choice models

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  • Todd R. Stinebrickner

    (Department of Economics, The University of Western Ontario, Social Science Centre, London, Ontario, Canada N6A 5C2)

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This paper discusses the problems that are encountered when dynamic, discrete choice models are specified with continuous, serially correlated state variables. A variety of approximation methods that can deal with these problems is examined, and an empirical example that allows continuous variables to be serially correlated is presented. Copyright © 2000 John Wiley & Sons, Ltd.

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  • Todd R. Stinebrickner, 2000. "Serially correlated variables in dynamic, discrete choice models," Journal of Applied Econometrics, John Wiley & Sons, Ltd., vol. 15(6), pages 595-624.
  • Handle: RePEc:jae:japmet:v:15:y:2000:i:6:p:595-624
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