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Discrete Choice Methods with Simulation
Discrete Choice Methods with Simulation by Kenneth Train has been available in the second edition since 2009. Expand
Likelihood approximation by numerical integration on sparse grids
The calculation of likelihood functions of many econometric models requires the evaluation of integrals without analytical solutions. Approaches for extending Gaussian quadrature to multipleExpand
Structural Choice Analysis with Nested Logit Models
The nested logit model has become an important tool for the empirical analysis of discrete outcomes. Expand
Pension Reform, Capital Markets and the Rate of Return
Abstract This paper discusses the consequences of population aging and a fundamental pension reform - that is, a shift towards more pre-funding - for capital markets in Germany. We use a stylizedExpand
Mind the Gap! Consumer Perceptions and Choices of Medicare Part D Prescription Drug Plans
Medicare Part D provides prescription drug coverage through Medicare approved plans offered by private insurance companies and HMOs. In this paper, we study the role of current prescription drug useExpand
Sequential numerical integration in nonlinear state space models for microeconometric panel data
This paper discusses the estimation of a class of nonlinear state space models including nonlinear panel data models with autoregressive error components. Expand
Who failed to enroll in Medicare Part D, and why? Early results.
Early results on the Medicare Part D prescription drug program, from a survey of people age sixty-five and older who were interviewed just before enrollment started and just after it ended, indicateExpand
Medicare prescription drug coverage: Consumer information and preferences
We investigate prescription drug use, and information and enrollment intentions for the new Medicare Part D drug insurance program, using a sample of Medicare-eligible subjects surveyed before openExpand
Inattention and Switching Costs as Sources of Inertia in Medicare Part D
The trend towards giving consumers choice about their health plans has invited research on how good they actually are at making these decisions. The introduction of Medicare Part D is an importantExpand
"Healthy, Wealthy and Wise?" Revisited: An Analysis of the Causal Pathways from Socio-Economic Status to Health
Much has been said about the stylized fact that the economically successful are not only wealthier but also healthier than the less affluent. There is little doubt about the existence of thisExpand