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Arthur Lewbel, Oliver Linton and DL McFadden
A statistical problem that arises in several fields is that of estimating the features of an unknown distribution, which may be conditioned on covariates, using a sample of binomial observations on whether draws from thi...Read more...
Arthur Lewbel and Oliver Linton
The nonparametric censored regression model, with a fixed, known censoring point (normalized to zero), is y = max[0,m(x) + e], where both the regression function m(x) and the distribution of the error e are unknown. This...Read more...
Ramses H. Abul Naga
We contrast two approaches to the prediction of latent variables in the model of factor analysis. The likelihood statistic is a sufficient statistic for the unobservables when sampling arises from the exponential family ...Read more...
The standard approach to the study of poverty assumes the existence of an ideal variable that captures the extent of deprivation. In this paper we postulate that poverty is involved with many dimensions. We use a latent ...Read more...