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A General Methodology for Bootstrapping in Nonparametric Frontier Models

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  • Simar, L.
  • Wilson, P.W.

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This paper proposes a general methodology for bootstrapping in frontier models, extending the more restrictive method proposed in Simar and Wilson (1998a) by allowing for heterogeneity in the structure of efficiency. A numerical illustration with real data is provided to illstrate the methodology.

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  • Simar, L. & Wilson, P.W., 1998. "A General Methodology for Bootstrapping in Nonparametric Frontier Models," Papers 9811, Catholique de Louvain - Institut de statistique.
  • Handle: RePEc:fth:louvis:9811
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    ECONOMETRICS ; STATISTICAL ANALYSIS ; ESTIMATION OF PARAMETERS;
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    • C14 - Mathematical and Quantitative Methods - - Econometric and Statistical Methods and Methodology: General - - - Semiparametric and Nonparametric Methods: General
    • C10 - Mathematical and Quantitative Methods - - Econometric and Statistical Methods and Methodology: General - - - General

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