A nonparametric test for poolability using panel data

Badi H. Baltagi, Javier Hidalgo, Qi Li

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Abstract

This paper derives a nonparametric procedure for testing poolability in a panel data framework. This is contrasted with alternative parametric tests which are not robust to functional misspecification. This test is illustrated with an earning equation using data from the Panel Study of Income Dynamics (PSID).

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)345-367
Number of pages23
JournalJournal of Econometrics
Volume75
Issue number2
DOIs
StatePublished - Dec 1996
Externally publishedYes

Keywords

  • Hypothesis testing
  • Nonparametric
  • Panel data
  • Poolability

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Economics and Econometrics

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