Kernel-Based Semiparametric Estimators: Small Bandwidth Asymptotics and Bootstrap Consistency

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Kernel-Based Semiparametric Estimators: Small Bandwidth Asymptotics and Bootstrap Consistency. / Cattaneo, Matias D.; Jansson, Michael.

I: Econometrica, Bind 86, Nr. 3, 2018, s. 955-995.

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Cattaneo, Matias D. ; Jansson, Michael. / Kernel-Based Semiparametric Estimators: Small Bandwidth Asymptotics and Bootstrap Consistency. I: Econometrica. 2018 ; Bind 86, Nr. 3. s. 955-995.

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