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  • Print publication year: 2018
  • Online publication date: November 2018

2 - Theory and Properties of Maximum Likelihood Estimators

from Part I - Concepts, Theory, and Implementation


Introduces the major theoretical tools and requirements for the MLE and derives the MLE's asymptotic consistency and normality. Defines the likelihood ratio and its uses.

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Maximum Likelihood for Social Science
  • Online ISBN: 9781316888544
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