Inference on Mixtures Under Tail Restrictions
Many econometric models can be analyzed as finite mixtures. We focus on two-component mixtures and we show that they are nonparametrically point identified by a combination of an exclusion restriction and tail restrictions. Our identification analysis suggests simple closed-form estimators of the component distributions and mixing proportions. We derive their asymptotic properties using results on tail empirical processes and we present a simulation study that documents their finite-sample performance.
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