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Bayesian Variants of Some Classical Semiparametric Regression Techniques

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  • Koop, G.
  • Poirier, D.

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This paper develops new Bayesian methods for semiparametric inference in the partial linear Normal regression model. These methodes draw solely on teh Normal linear regression model with natural conjugate prior. Hence, analytical finite sample results are available which do not suffer form problems of theoretical and computational complexity which plague the existing literature.

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  • Koop, G. & Poirier, D., 2000. "Bayesian Variants of Some Classical Semiparametric Regression Techniques," Papers 00-01-22, California Irvine - School of Social Sciences.
  • Handle: RePEc:fth:calirv:00-01-22
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    MODELS ; TESTS ; MATHEMATICAL ANALYSIS;
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    • C14 - Mathematical and Quantitative Methods - - Econometric and Statistical Methods and Methodology: General - - - Semiparametric and Nonparametric Methods: General
    • C11 - Mathematical and Quantitative Methods - - Econometric and Statistical Methods and Methodology: General - - - Bayesian Analysis: General

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