Journal Of The Econometric Society

An International Society for the Advancement of Economic
Theory in its Relation to Statistics and Mathematics

Edited by: Guido W. Imbens • Print ISSN: 0012-9682 • Online ISSN: 1468-0262

Econometrica: Jul, 2005, Volume 73, Issue 4

On the Bootstrap of the Maximum Score Estimator
p. 1175-1204

Jason Abrevaya, Jian Huang

This paper shows that the bootstrap does not consistently estimate the asymptotic distribution of the maximum score estimator. The theory developed also applies to other estimators within a cube‐root convergence class. For some single‐parameter estimators in this class, the results suggest a simple method for inference based upon the bootstrap.

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