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Generalized method of moments with latent variables

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  • Ron Gallant

    (Institute for Fiscal Studies and Duke University)

  • Raffaella Giacomini

    () (Institute for Fiscal Studies and cemmap and UCL)

  • Giuseppe Ragusa

    (Institute for Fiscal Studies)

Abstract

The contribution of generalized method of moments (Hansen and Singleton, 1982) was to allow frequentist inference regarding the parameters of a nonlinear structural model without having to solve the model, provided there were no latent variables. The contribution of this paper is the same with latent variables.

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  • Ron Gallant & Raffaella Giacomini & Giuseppe Ragusa, 2013. "Generalized method of moments with latent variables," CeMMAP working papers CWP50/13, Centre for Microdata Methods and Practice, Institute for Fiscal Studies.
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    1. Drew Creal & Siem Jan Koopman & André Lucas & Marcin Zamojski, 2015. "Generalized Autoregressive Method of Moments," Tinbergen Institute Discussion Papers 15-138/III, Tinbergen Institute.
    2. repec:eee:macchp:v2-527 is not listed on IDEAS
    3. Fernández-Villaverde, J. & Rubio-Ramírez, J.F. & Schorfheide, F., 2016. "Solution and Estimation Methods for DSGE Models," Handbook of Macroeconomics, Elsevier.

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    JEL classification:

    • C32 - Mathematical and Quantitative Methods - - Multiple or Simultaneous Equation Models; Multiple Variables - - - Time-Series Models; Dynamic Quantile Regressions; Dynamic Treatment Effect Models; Diffusion Processes; State Space Models
    • C36 - Mathematical and Quantitative Methods - - Multiple or Simultaneous Equation Models; Multiple Variables - - - Instrumental Variables (IV) Estimation
    • E27 - Macroeconomics and Monetary Economics - - Consumption, Saving, Production, Employment, and Investment - - - Forecasting and Simulation: Models and Applications

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