EconPapers    
Economics at your fingertips  
 

VALIDITY OF SUBSAMPLING AND “PLUG-IN ASYMPTOTIC†INFERENCE FOR PARAMETERS DEFINED BY MOMENT INEQUALITIES

Donald Andrews () and Patrik Guggenberger

Econometric Theory, 2009, vol. 25, issue 3, 669-709

Abstract: This paper considers inference for parameters defined by moment inequalities and equalities. The parameters need not be identified. For a specified class of test statistics, this paper establishes the uniform asymptotic validity of subsampling, m out of n bootstrap, and “plug-in asymptotic†tests and confidence intervals for such parameters. Establishing uniform asymptotic validity is crucial in moment inequality problems because the pointwise asymptotic distributions of the test statistics of interest have discontinuities as functions of the true distribution that generates the observations.The size results are quite general because they hold without specifying the particular form of the moment conditions—only 2 + δ moments finite are required. The results allow for independent and identically distributed (i.i.d.) and dependent observations and for preliminary consistent estimation of identified parameters.

Date: 2009
References: Add references at CitEc
Citations: View citations in EconPapers (84) Track citations by RSS feed

Downloads: (external link)
https://www.cambridge.org/core/product/identifier/ ... type/journal_article link to article abstract page (text/html)

Related works:
This item may be available elsewhere in EconPapers: Search for items with the same title.

Export reference: BibTeX RIS (EndNote, ProCite, RefMan) HTML/Text

Persistent link: https://EconPapers.repec.org/RePEc:cup:etheor:v:25:y:2009:i:03:p:669-709_09

Access Statistics for this article

More articles in Econometric Theory from Cambridge University Press Cambridge University Press, UPH, Shaftesbury Road, Cambridge CB2 8BS UK.
Bibliographic data for series maintained by Keith Waters ().

 
Page updated 2020-09-30
Handle: RePEc:cup:etheor:v:25:y:2009:i:03:p:669-709_09