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Iterative estimation of solutions to noisy nonlinear operator equations in nonparametric instrumental regression

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  • Dunker, Fabian
  • Florens, Jean-Pierre
  • Hohage, Thorsten
  • Johannes, Jan
  • Mammen, Enno

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This paper discusses the solution of nonlinear integral equations with noisy integral kernels as they appear in nonparametric instrumental regression. We propose a regularized Newton-type iteration and establish convergence and convergence rate results. A particular emphasis is on instrumental regression models where the usual conditional mean assumption is replaced by a stronger independence assumption. We demonstrate for the case of a binary instrument that our approach allows the correct estimation of regression functions which are not identifiable with the standard model. This is illustrated in computed examples with simulated data.
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  • Dunker, Fabian & Florens, Jean-Pierre & Hohage, Thorsten & Johannes, Jan & Mammen, Enno, 2014. "Iterative estimation of solutions to noisy nonlinear operator equations in nonparametric instrumental regression," LIDAM Reprints ISBA 2014007, Université catholique de Louvain, Institute of Statistics, Biostatistics and Actuarial Sciences (ISBA).
  • Handle: RePEc:aiz:louvar:2014007
    Note: In : Journal of Econometrics, vol. 178, no.3, p. 444-455 (2014)
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    • 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
    • C30 - Mathematical and Quantitative Methods - - Multiple or Simultaneous Equation Models; Multiple Variables - - - General
    • C31 - Mathematical and Quantitative Methods - - Multiple or Simultaneous Equation Models; Multiple Variables - - - Cross-Sectional Models; Spatial Models; Treatment Effect Models; Quantile Regressions; Social Interaction Models
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