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On the existence of the maximum likelihood estimates in Poisson regression

Santos Silva, Joao M C and Tenreyro, Silvana (2010) 'On the existence of the maximum likelihood estimates in Poisson regression.' Economics Letters, 107 (2). pp. 310-312. ISSN 0165-1765

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Abstract

We note that the existence of the maximum likelihood estimates in Poisson regression depends on the data configuration, and propose a strategy to identify the existence of the problem and to single out the regressors causing it.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Collinearity Complete separation Perfect prediction
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HB Economic Theory
Divisions: Faculty of Social Sciences > Economics, Department of
Depositing User: Jim Jamieson
Date Deposited: 07 Aug 2012 09:49
Last Modified: 16 Dec 2014 11:19
URI: http://repository.essex.ac.uk/id/eprint/3535

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