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Maximum score type estimators

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  • Marcin Owczarczuk

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This paper presents maximum score type estimators for linear, binomial, tobit and truncated regression models. These estimators estimate the normalized vector of slopes and do not provide the estimator of intercept, although it may appear in the model. Strong consistency is proved. In addition, in the case of truncated and tobit regression models, maximum score estimators allow restriction of the sample in order to make ordinary least squares method consistent.

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  • Marcin Owczarczuk, 2008. "Maximum score type estimators," Working Papers 28, Department of Applied Econometrics, Warsaw School of Economics.
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    1. Marcin Owczarczuk, 2015. "Improving the Effectiveness of Maximum Score Estimators for Binary Regression Models," Central European Journal of Economic Modelling and Econometrics, CEJEME, vol. 7(4), pages 205-217, December.

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    Keywords

    maximum score estimation; linear regression; tobit; truncated; binomial; semiparametric;

    JEL classification:

    • C24 - Mathematical and Quantitative Methods - - Single Equation Models; Single Variables - - - Truncated and Censored Models; Switching Regression Models; Threshold Regression Models
    • C25 - Mathematical and Quantitative Methods - - Single Equation Models; Single Variables - - - Discrete Regression and Qualitative Choice Models; Discrete Regressors; Proportions; Probabilities
    • C21 - Mathematical and Quantitative Methods - - Single Equation Models; Single Variables - - - Cross-Sectional Models; Spatial Models; Treatment Effect Models

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