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Consistency and asymptotic normality of nonparametric projection estimators

by Whitney K. Newey

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Published by Dept. of Economics, Massachusetts Institute of Technology in Cambridge, Mass .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementWhitney K. Newey
SeriesWorking paper / Dept. of Economics -- no. 584, Working paper (Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Dept. of Economics) -- no. 584.
ContributionsMassachusetts Institute of Technology. Dept. of Economics
The Physical Object
Pagination53 p. ;
Number of Pages53
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24636996M
OCLC/WorldCa24884778

The usefulness of the formula is illustrated by deriving propositions on invariance of the limiting distribution with respect to the nonparametric estimator, conditions for nonparametric estimation to have no effect on the asymptotic distribution, and the form of a correction term for the presence of nonparametric projection and density estimators. the approximation and the pointwise asymptotic normality of the approximated prob-ability measure estimator. We propose use of model selection criterion to balance the bias and the variance, and compare the pointwise confidence band constructed using the asymptotic normality results with that obtained by Monte Carlo simulations.

variance formula. Primitive regularity conditions are derived for F4n-consistency and asymptotic normality for functions of series estimators of projections. Specific examples are polynomial estimators of average derivative and semiparametric panel probit models. KEYWORDS: Semiparametric estimation, asymptotic variance, nonparametric regres-. The asymptotic normality of the density estimate fˆT(x)is established in the following theorem. Theorem 1. Assume that hypotheses (H.0)–(H.2) and Condition (2)hold true. If moreover(8)limT→∞ThTd+4=0,then, for anyx∈Rd,we have(9)(ThTd)1∕2fˆT(x)−f(x)→DN0,σ2(x)asT→∞,where0Cited by: 1.

Nonparametric and Semiparametric Econometrics Lecture Notes for Econ Yixiao Sun Department of Economics, University of California, San Diego Winter LetX be a random variable with distribution functionF and density functionf. Let ϕ and ψ be known measurable functions defined on the real lineR and the closed interval [0, 1], respectively. This paper proposes a smooth nonparametric estimate of the density functional $$\theta = \int\limits_R \phi (x) \psi \left[ {F (x)} \right]f^2 (x) dx$$ based on a random sampleX 1, ,X n fromF using a Cited by: 2.


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Consistency and and asymptotic normality of estimators In the previous chapter we considered estimators of several different parameters. The hope is that as the sample size increases the estimator should get ‘closer’ to the parameter of interest.

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Asymptotic Normality for GMM Q n () = g n) 0Wg n), n 1 n P n t=1 z t;). Asymptotic normality holds when the moment functions only have rst derivatives. Denote G n () = @gn() @, 2[0;^], G^ n n(^), G n G n (), G = EG n (0), = E g (z; 0)g (z; 0) 0.

0 = G^0 nWg (^) = G^0 n W g (0) + G n (^) =) p n(^ 0) = (G^0 n WG) 1G^0W p ng n (0) LD= (G0WG) 1 G0W p ng n (0) LD= (G0WG) 1 G0W N (0;) = N. If use h˘ opt, the asymptotic distribution will depend on both the bias and the variance.

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Nonparametric prediction of a random variable Y conditional on the value of an explanatory variable X is a classical and important problem in Statistics. The problem is significantly complicated if there are heterogeneously distributed measurement errors on the observed values of X used in estimation and prediction.

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Keywords and phrases. Measurement errors, nonparametric prediction, asymptotic normality, Lipschitz conditions. AMS-MS Classification. 62F12, 62G07, 62G 1We thank two referees and an Associate Editor for helpful and stimulating comments. The second. Abstract: Parametric maximum likelihood (ML) estimators of probability density functions (pdfs) are widely used today because they are efficient to compute and have several nice properties such as consistency, fast convergence rates, and asymptotic normality.

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) Chapter 10 Consistency and Asymptotic Normality of Sieve ML Estimators Under Low-Level Conditions. We propose a kernel type nonparametric density estimator and study its asymptotic properties.

An order bound for the bias and an asymptotic expansion of the variance of the estimator are given. Pointwise weak consistency and asymptotic normality are established. The results show that, asymptotically, the estimator behaves very much like an.

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• Results to date give conditions for consistency and, in some cases, rate of convergence of estimator of unknown function in Yg g =+()XU g • No results so far on asymptotic distribution of estimator ofFile Size: KB.Asymptotic properties.

Asymptotic results give us insights on the large-sample (\(n\to\infty\)) properties of an might think why are they useful, since in practice we only have finite sample sizes.

Apart from purely theoretical reasons, asymptotic results usually give highly valuable insights on the properties of the estimator, typically simpler than finite-sample results The question might be silly, but I really don't understand, why in most of the books when one states the theorem about the Asymptotic Normality of, let's say ML estimator, there has always been said first about the consistency $$ \hat{\theta_{n}}\stackrel{p}{\to} \theta_{0} $$ and then next about the Asymptotic Normality.