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Nonparametric Identification of Latent Competing Risks and Roy Duration Models

  • Gordana Paric

    (York University)

  • Paul Rilstone

    (York University)

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    This paper considers nonparametric identification of ``latent'' competing risks and Roy duration models in which one does not know which process has been observed. It is shown that these models are identifiable without the usual conditional independence and exclusion restrictions

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    Paper provided by Econometric Society in its series Econometric Society World Congress 2000 Contributed Papers with number 0716.

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    Date of creation: 01 Aug 2000
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    Handle: RePEc:ecm:wc2000:0716
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    2. Heckman, James J & Honore, Bo E, 1990. "The Empirical Content of the Roy Model," Econometrica, Econometric Society, vol. 58(5), pages 1121-49, September.
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