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On the existence of the maximum likelihood estimates in Poisson regression

Silva, J. M. C. Santos and Tenreyro, Silvana (2010) On the existence of the maximum likelihood estimates in Poisson regression. Economics Letters, 107 (2). pp. 310-312. ISSN 0165-1765

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Abstract

We note that the existence of the maximum likelihood estimates in Poisson regression depends on the data configuration, and propose a strategy to identify the existence of the problem and to single out the regressors causing it.

Item Type: Article
Official URL: http://www.elsevier.com/wps/find/journaldescriptio...
Additional Information: © 2010 Elsevier B.V
Library of Congress subject classification: H Social Sciences > HB Economic Theory
Journal of Economic Literature Classification System: C - Mathematical and Quantitative Methods > C2 - Econometric Methods: Single Equation Models; Single Variables > C25 - Discrete Regression and Qualitative Choice Models
C - Mathematical and Quantitative Methods > C1 - Econometric and Statistical Methods: General > C13 - Estimation
Sets: Collections > Economists Online
Research centres and groups > Centre for Economic Performance (CEP)
Departments > Economics
Rights: http://www.lse.ac.uk/library/usingTheLibrary/academicSupport/OA/depositYourResearch.aspx
Identification Number: UT ISI:000277525600065
Date Deposited: 18 Jun 2010 09:16
URL: http://eprints.lse.ac.uk/28398/

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