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The Statistical Analysis of Discrete‐Response CV Data

Michael Hanemann and Barbara Kanninen

in Valuing Environmental Preferences: Theory and Practice of the Contingent Valuation Method in the US, EU , and developing Countries

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199248919
eISBN:
9780191595950
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199248915.003.0011
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

Economic theory of responses to CV survey questions is developed, set within the framework of the random utility maximization model, which generates statistical models for the survey responses. A ... More


The Discrete-Time Models

Guo Shenyang

in Survival Analysis

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780195337518
eISBN:
9780199864256
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195337518.003.0003
Subject:
Social Work, Research and Evaluation

This chapter reviews the first type of multivariate model analyzing time-to-event data: the discrete-time models. The primary feature of this type of model is its approximation of hazard rate by ... More


Extending the Discrete-Time Hazard Model

Judith D. Singer and John B. Willett

in Applied Longitudinal Data Analysis: Modeling Change and Event Occurrence

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195152968
eISBN:
9780199864980
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195152968.003.0012
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

The basic discrete-time hazard model invokes assumptions about the population that may, or may not, hold in practice. This chapter examines its assumptions, demonstrating how to evaluate their ... More


Regression with a Polytomous Dependent Variable Regression with a Polytomous Dependent Variable

John G. Orme and Terri Combs-Orme

in Multiple Regression with Discrete Dependent Variables

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780195329452
eISBN:
9780199864812
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195329452.003.0003
Subject:
Social Work, Research and Evaluation

This chapter describes the use of multinomial logistic regression (also known as polytomous or nominal logistic or logit regression or the discrete choice model), a method for modeling relationships ... More


The MUSIC algorithm and scattering by an inhomogeneous medium

Andreas Kirsch and Natalia Grinberg

in The Factorization Method for Inverse Problems

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2008
ISBN:
9780199213535
eISBN:
9780191707629
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199213535.003.0004
Subject:
Mathematics, Applied Mathematics

This chapter examines the case of a penetrable scatterer with an index of refraction that can be space-dependent and is assumed to be different from the constant background index. The inverse ... More


Financial Asset Pricing Theory

Claus Munk

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199585496
eISBN:
9780191751790
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199585496.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Econometrics

“Financial Asset Pricing Theory” offers a comprehensive overview of the classic and the current research in theoretical asset pricing. Asset pricing is developed around the concept of a state-price ... More


A Toolkit for Analysing Nonlinear Dynamic Stochastic Models Easily

Harald Uhlig

in Computational Methods for the Study of Dynamic Economies

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199248278
eISBN:
9780191596605
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199248273.003.0003
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Macro- and Monetary Economics

An extensive treatment is provided of methods that use log‐linear approximations to solve nonlinear dynamic discrete‐time stochastic models. These methods, based on their linear counterparts, have ... More


How Important Is Discrete Adjustment in Aggregate Fluctuations?

Andrew Caplin and John Leahy

in Growth and Productivity in East Asia

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226386805
eISBN:
9780226387079
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226387079.003.0012
Subject:
Economics and Finance, South and East Asia

The chapters in this volume tend to fall into two camps: those that take a microeconomic perspective on growth and productivity and those that take a more aggregate perspective. In spite of the ... More


The first‐passage time approach

Daniel T. Gillespie and Effrosyni Seitaridou

in Simple Brownian Diffusion: An Introduction to the Standard Theoretical Models

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199664504
eISBN:
9780191748516
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199664504.003.0011
Subject:
Physics, Soft Matter / Biological Physics

Previous chapters have focused mainly on the problem of computing where a diffusing solute molecule will be at a specified future time. In this concluding chapter the chapter takes a look at the ... More


Willingness to Pay for Low Water Footprint Foods during Drought

Hannah Krovetz, Rebecca Taylor, and Sofia B. Villas-Boas

in Agricultural Productivity and Producer Behavior

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780226619804
eISBN:
9780226619941
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226619941.003.0008
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

In the context of recent California drought years, we investigate whether consumers are willing to pay for more efficient water usage in the production of four crops. We implement an internet survey ... More


Nuptiality: Local Populations, Sources, and Models

Satomi Kurosu and Christer Lundh

in Similarity in Difference: Marriage in Europe and Asia, 1700-1900

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780262027946
eISBN:
9780262325837
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262027946.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Economic Sociology

This chapter introduces seven populations (1716–1912) used in the comparative studies of this volume: Scania in southern Sweden, Sart and Pays de Herve in eastern Belgium, Casalguidi in central ... More


Theorizing Affect's Effects

W. Russell Neuman, George E. Marcus, Ann N. Crigler, and Michael Mackuen

in The Affect Effect: Dynamics of Emotion in Political Thinking and Behavior

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226574417
eISBN:
9780226574431
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226574431.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter, which discusses the varying centrality of emotional concepts in theorizing about political behavior, also addresses the character of the phenomenon of emotion itself, particularly the ... More


Patient Welfare and Patient Compliance: An Empirical Framework for Measuring the Benefits from Pharmaceutical Innovation

Paul Ellickson, Scott Stern, and Manuel Trajtenberg

in Medical Care Output and Productivity

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226132266
eISBN:
9780226132303
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226132303.003.0015
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Econometrics

The pharmaceutical industry's innovative output consists primarily of a small number of new drugs, each of which is required to receive approval from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration. This ... More


Implications of Langevin's theory

Daniel T. Gillespie and Effrosyni Seitaridou

in Simple Brownian Diffusion: An Introduction to the Standard Theoretical Models

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199664504
eISBN:
9780191748516
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199664504.003.0009
Subject:
Physics, Soft Matter / Biological Physics

This chapter develops the major implications of the Langevin theory of diffusion. The chapter begins by deriving Langevin's formula for the mean-squared displacement of a solute molecule. That ... More


Exponential growth of unstructured populations

Liz Pásztor, Zoltán Botta-Dukát, Gabriella Magyar, Tamás Czárán, and Géza Meszéna

in Theory-Based Ecology: A Darwinian approach

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780199577859
eISBN:
9780191823787
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199577859.003.0003
Subject:
Biology, Ecology

The number of reproductive units is expected to grow exponentially in the absence of regulating feedbacks. The lack of feedbacks is a definitive assumption of any model predicting exponential growth, ... More


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