Econometrica: Jul 1978, Volume 46, Issue 4

Identifiability and Consistent Estimability in Econometric Models

https://doi.org/0012-9682(197807)46:4<969:IACEIE>2.0.CO;2-X
p. 969-980

Hans-Gunther Seifert, Manfred Deistler

In this paper the concepts of identifiability and of exact and consistent estimability for econometric models are introduced in a rather general framework, and the relations between these concepts are investigated. As a main result we obtain conditions under which identifiability and consistency are equivalent almost everywhere.

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