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Interaction effects in econometrics

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  • Balli, Hatice Ozer
  • Sorensen, Bent E.

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We provide practical advice for applied economists regarding robust specification and interpretation of linear regression models with interaction terms. We replicate a number of prominent published results using interaction effects and examine if they are robust to reasonable specification permutations.

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  • Balli, Hatice Ozer & Sorensen, Bent E., 2012. "Interaction effects in econometrics," MPRA Paper 38608, University Library of Munich, Germany.
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    Keywords

    Non-Linear Regression; Interaction Terms;

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    • C13 - Mathematical and Quantitative Methods - - Econometric and Statistical Methods and Methodology: General - - - Estimation: General
    • C12 - Mathematical and Quantitative Methods - - Econometric and Statistical Methods and Methodology: General - - - Hypothesis Testing: General

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