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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 Parametric 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/9780195337518.003.0005
Subject:
Social Work, Research and Evaluation

This chapter presents a review of parametric models (exponential model, Weibull model, piecewise exponential model). Parametric models are the method from which the contemporary survival analysis ... More


Inference

Jesper Møller

in New Perspectives in Stochastic Geometry

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780199232574
eISBN:
9780191716393
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199232574.003.0009
Subject:
Mathematics, Geometry / Topology

This contribution concerns statistical inference for parametric models used in stochastic geometry and based on quick and simple simulation free procedures as well as more comprehensive methods based ... More


Are there discontinuities in financial prices?

Neil Shephard

in Celebrating Statistics: Papers in honour of Sir David Cox on his 80th birthday

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780198566540
eISBN:
9780191718038
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198566540.003.0012
Subject:
Mathematics, Probability / Statistics

This chapter explores whether there are discontinuities in financial price processes using daily data on the Japanese yen and United States dollar. It opens with a brief description of the data, ... More


Some random thoughts on the statistical analysis of food-web data

Andrew R. Solow

in Aquatic Food Webs: An ecosystem approach

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780198564836
eISBN:
9780191713828
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198564836.003.0007
Subject:
Biology, Aquatic Biology

This chapter focuses on the formal statistical analysis of community food webs. Among the issues covered are testing for hypothesized regularities (e.g., constant connectance) in a collection of food ... More


Survival Data: Estimation Of Risk

Steve Selvin

in Statistical Analysis of Epidemiologic Data

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195172805
eISBN:
9780199865697
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195172805.003.12
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

Therapeutic trials usually involve individuals observed over time where the outcome might be death or the recurrence of a specific disease. A basic characteristic that separates survival data from ... More


Parametric models of codon evolution

Maria Anisimova

in Codon Evolution: Mechanisms and Models

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780199601165
eISBN:
9780191810114
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199601165.003.0002
Subject:
Biology, Evolutionary Biology / Genetics

This chapter focuses on parametric models of codon evolution. Parametric models describe the evolution of the system using a finite set of parameters such as the nonsynonymous/synonymous rate ratio, ... More


Penalized Estimation of Semi-Parametric Additive Time-Series Models

Marcelo C. Medeiros and Eduardo F. Mendes

in Essays in Nonlinear Time Series Econometrics

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2014
ISBN:
9780199679959
eISBN:
9780191760136
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199679959.003.0009
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Econometrics

This paper studies oracle properties of ℓ1-penalized least squares estimator, such as the LASSO, in a semi-parametric regression setting with dependent data. We extend previous results in the ... More


Non-Standard Parametric Statistical Inference

Russell Cheng

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780198505044
eISBN:
9780191746390
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198505044.001.0001
Subject:
Mathematics, Probability / Statistics

This book discusses the fitting of parametric statistical models to data samples. Emphasis is placed on (i) how to recognize situations where the problem is non-standard, when parameter estimates ... More


Empirical and semi-empirical models of codon evolution

Adrian Schneider and Gina M. Cannarozzi

in Codon Evolution: Mechanisms and Models

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780199601165
eISBN:
9780191810114
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199601165.003.0003
Subject:
Biology, Evolutionary Biology / Genetics

This chapter first describes the empirical codon model presented by Schneider et al. in 2005, demonstrating its advantages over amino acid models for aligning coding sequences. It then outlines two ... More


Robust estimation of natural selection using parametric codon models

Gavin A. Huttley and Von Bing Yap

in Codon Evolution: Mechanisms and Models

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780199601165
eISBN:
9780191810114
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199601165.003.0008
Subject:
Biology, Evolutionary Biology / Genetics

This chapter focuses on the use of parametric codon models to test the mode of natural selection. It describes the nature of the different models, demonstrating the importance of model assumptions to ... More


Unique Methodologic Challenges in Reproductive and Perinatal Epidemiology

Robert W. Platt and Germaine M. Buck Louis

in Reproductive and Perinatal Epidemiology

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780195387902
eISBN:
9780199895328
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195387902.003.0098
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Epidemiology

Reproductive and perinatal epidemiology has a number of unique challenges that require careful attention when designing research and analyzing data. These include conceptual considerations such as ... More


The Evolving Relationships between Agricultural and Energy Commodity Prices: A Shifting-Mean Vector Autoregressive Analysis

Walter Enders and Matthew T. Holt

in The Economics of Food Price Volatility

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780226128924
eISBN:
9780226129082
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226129082.003.0005
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

We identify the key factors responsible for the general run-up of U.S. grain prices by extending Enders and Holt’s (2012) analysis to a time-varying multiple equation setting. Given that the ... More


Some Elements of Syntactic Computations

Rizzi Luigi

in Biological Foundations and Origin of Syntax

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262013567
eISBN:
9780262258586
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262013567.003.0004
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics

This chapter focuses on the nature of syntactic computations and current syntactic models, including “Principles and Parameters” and Minimalist models. It first considers the expression of the ... More


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