Moment Inequalities and Their Application

A. Pakes, J. Porter, Kate Ho, Joy Ishii

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This paper provides conditions under which the inequality constraints generated by either single agent optimizing behavior or the best response condition of multiple agent problems can be used as a basis for estimation and inference. An application illustrates how the use of these inequality constraints can simplify the analysis of complex behavioral models.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)315-334
Number of pages20
Issue number1
StatePublished - Jan 1 2015
Externally publishedYes

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Economics and Econometrics


  • Best response
  • Moment inequality
  • Partial identifcation
  • Revealed preference


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