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We argue that quantile regression methods can play a constructive role in the analysis of duration (survival) data offering a more flexible, more complete analysis than is typically available with more conventional methods. We illustrate the approach with a reanalysis of the data from the...
Suitable methodology and an asymptotic theory for the sequential analysis of time-to-event (duration) data is developed and its application in "Reemployment Bonus" experiments is studied.
Existing studies of household stock trading using administrative data offer conflicting results: discount brokerage accounts exhibit excessive trading, while retirement accounts show inactivity. This paper uses population-wide data from PSID and SCF to examine the overall extent of household...
The idea of using estimating functions goes a long way back, at least to Karl Pearson's introduction to the method of moments in 1894. It is now a very active area of research in the statistics literature. One aim of this chapter is to provide an account of the developments relating to the...
Recent market developments raise doubts regarding further spread of household stock market participation. We study, computationally and econometrically, net gains from access to stocks, and estimate the potentially changing role of their determinants across the distribution of such gains for US...
This paper uses population-wide data from the Panel Study of Income Dynamics and the Survey of Consumer Finances to resolve the conflict between overtrading and inactivity shown in administrative data on brokerage and retirement accounts, respectively. Considerable inertia is found and linked to...