The identification & economic content of ordered choice models with stochastic thresholds

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Title: The identification & economic content of ordered choice models with stochastic thresholds
Authors: Cunha, Flavio
Heckman, James J.
Navarro, Salvador
Permanent link: http://hdl.handle.net/10197/1887
Date: 16-Jul-2007
Abstract: This paper extends the widely used ordered choice model by introducing stochastic thresholds and interval-specific outcomes. The model can be interpreted as a generalization of the GAFT (MPH) framework for discrete duration data that jointly models durations and outcomes associated with different stopping times. We establish conditions for nonparametric identification. We interpret the ordered choice model as a special case of a general discrete choice model and as a special case of a dynamic discrete choice model.
Funding Details: Claudio Haddad Dissertation Fund at the University of Chicago
National Institutes of Health
National Science Foundation
Type of material: Working Paper
Publisher: University College Dublin. Geary Institute
Keywords: Discrete choiceOrdered choiceDynamics
Subject LCSH: Analysis of variance
Mathematical models
Other versions: http://geary.ucd.ie/images/Publications/WorkingPapers/GearyWp200726.pdf
Language: en
Status of Item: Not peer reviewed
Appears in Collections:Geary Institute Working Papers

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