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Consistent Estimation in Large Heterogeneous Panels with Multifactor Structure and Endogeneity


  • Giovanni Forchini

    (University of Surrey)

  • Bin Jiang

    (Monash University)

  • Bin Peng

    (University of Technology, Sydney)


The set-up considered by Pesaran (Econometrica, 2006) is extended to allow for endogenous explanatory variables. A class of instrumental variables estimators is studied and it is shown that estimators in this class are consistent and asymptotically normally distributed as both the cross-section and time-series dimensions tend to infinity.

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  • Giovanni Forchini & Bin Jiang & Bin Peng, 2015. "Consistent Estimation in Large Heterogeneous Panels with Multifactor Structure and Endogeneity," School of Economics Discussion Papers 0315, School of Economics, University of Surrey.
  • Handle: RePEc:sur:surrec:0315

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