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Nonparametric estimation with aggregated data

Linton, Oliver and Whang, Yoon-Jae (2002) Nonparametric estimation with aggregated data. Econometric Theory, 18 (2). pp. 420-468. ISSN 1469-4360

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  • 10.1017.S0266466602182089

Abstract

We introduce a kernel-based estimator of the density function and regression function for data that have been grouped into family totals. We allow for a common intrafamily component but require that observations from different families be independent. We establish consistency and asymptotic normality for our procedures. As usual, the rates of convergence can be very slow depending on the behavior of the characteristic function at infinity. We investigate the practical performance of our method in a simple Monte Carlo experiment.

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Library of Congress subject classification: H Social Sciences > HA Statistics
Sets: Research centres and groups > Financial Markets Group (FMG)
Collections > Economists Online
Research centres and groups > Suntory and Toyota International Centres for Economics and Related Disciplines (STICERD)
Departments > Economics
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Date Deposited: 17 Feb 2008
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