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Nonparametric Identification of Latent Competing Risks and Roy Duration Models

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  • 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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  • Gordana Paric & Paul Rilstone, 2000. "Nonparametric Identification of Latent Competing Risks and Roy Duration Models," Econometric Society World Congress 2000 Contributed Papers 0716, Econometric Society.
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    • C14 - Mathematical and Quantitative Methods - - Econometric and Statistical Methods and Methodology: General - - - Semiparametric and Nonparametric Methods: General

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