Consistent estimation of linear panel data models with measurement error
Erik Meijer (),
Laura Spierdijk and
Journal of Econometrics, 2017, vol. 200, issue 2, 169-180
Measurement error causes a bias towards zero when estimating a panel data linear regression model. The panel data context offers various opportunities to derive instrumental variables allowing for consistent estimation. We consider three sources of moment conditions: (i) restrictions on the covariance matrix of the errors in the equations, (ii) nonzero third moments of the regressors, and (iii) heteroskedasticity and nonlinearity in the relation between the error-ridden regressor and another, error-free, regressor. In simulations, these approaches appear to work well.
Keywords: Measurement error; Panel data; Third moments; Heteroskedasticity; GMM (search for similar items in EconPapers)
JEL-codes: C23 C26 (search for similar items in EconPapers)
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Working Paper: Consistent Estimation of Linear Panel Data Models with Measurement Error (2015)
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