Обобщение метода Хекмана и модели с переключением на случай произвольного числа уравнений отбора
The article is devoted to simultaneous estimation of one continuous and various binary equations under assumption of disturbances joint normality. It generalizes Heckman selection and switch-probit models to multivariate case. Following Heckman’s univariate model implementation both two step and maximum likelihood procedures are provided. In order to test model performance and correctness we execute analysis on simulated data. It shows that when there are two selection equations generalized model estimates accuracy noticeably outperforms those that are obtained using least squares or Heckman’s methods.
The paper presents the structural model of decision-making process on the residential mortgage market. We empirically estimates key drivers of mortgage borrowing, underwriting, and default process by jointly using market-level monthly data and loan-level data from regional branch of Agency of Home Mortgage Lending (AHML). The multistep estimation procedure allows correcting for sample selection bias and endogeneity and provides consistent parameter estimates. Obtained results shows that risk preferences are changing during the time and AHML borrowers are relatively high risky.
Most of existing scoring systems are based on binary choice models with sample selection. This setting does not allow for up-to-date information about loans to be used and a lot of observations becomes lost. In the paper a model of binary choice with sample selection is extended to the case of many periods. This extension allows for defaults to be modeled for each period that solves the problem of lost observations. This setting also can be used to estimate the effectiveness of existing scoring system of a bank. The model is estimated using data granted by one of commercial banks of Nizhny Novgorod. Sample consists of observations from January 2009 to March 2012.
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We consider identification of nonparametric simultaneous equations model with the presence of sample selection. For the proposed model we introduce neccessary conditions for its identification if excluded variables for selection and outcome equations are available. Our approach extends well known class of nonparametric two-step identification procedures for the case of non-triangular simultaneous equations.
This paper proposes a new method for estimating the effect of education on an employee’s wage: with the help of the generalized Heckman model with switching. Application of this method makes it possible to avoid the selection bias due to the endogenous accounting for nonrandom consideration of individuals both as employed and having higher education. This model makes it possible to estimate whether it is worth- while for an individual to get a higher education in terms of changes in their expected income. Analysis of the distribution of the effect of the education level on wages among employees makes it possible to evaluate the efficiency of the higher education system in providing the population with skills and competencies that are significant in the labor market.
The mortgage crisis that started in the U.S. in 2007 and lasted until 2009 was characterized by an unusually large number of defaults on the subprime mortgage market. As a result, it developed into a global economic recession and placed the stability of the world banking system in jeopardy. Therefore, the issues of credit risk modeling showed the shortcomings of the current credit risk practice. Truncation, or partial observability, and simultaneous equations bias causes sample selection bias. As a result, parameter estimates are biased and inconsistent. Firstly, we provide an overview of current approaches in the mortgage literature to control for the sample selection bias correction, such as the Heckman model and bivariate probit model with selection. Secondly, a review of the most significant mortgage studies discussing this problem is introduced. Specifically, different structural models, specific datasets and empirical results are regarded. In addition, we discuss such key credit risk determinants as borrower characteristics, terms of the mortgage contract, mortgage characteristics, and macroeconomic conditions. Finally, we conclude the discussion with possible research questions.
This paper analyzes the problems of credit risk modeling on the Russian residential mortgage market. The structural model of the credit risk evaluation, which controls for the sample selection bias and endogeneity, is presented. It estimates based on the regional mortgage data. Obtained results can be used to develop the effective risk management systems in credit organizations.
Smoking is a problem, bringing signifi cant social and economic costs to Russiansociety. However, ratifi cation of the World health organization Framework conventionon tobacco control makes it possible to improve Russian legislation accordingto the international standards. So, I describe some measures that should be taken bythe Russian authorities in the nearest future, and I examine their effi ciency. By studyingthe international evidence I analyze the impact of the smoke-free areas, advertisementand sponsorship bans, tax increases, etc. on the prevalence of smoking, cigaretteconsumption and some other indicators. I also investigate the obstacles confrontingthe Russian authorities when they introduce new policy measures and the public attitudetowards these measures. I conclude that there is a number of easy-to-implementanti-smoking activities that need no fi nancial resources but only a political will.
One of the most important indicators of company's success is the increase of its value. The article investigates traditional methods of company's value assessment and the evidence that the application of these methods is incorrect in the new stage of economy. So it is necessary to create a new method of valuation based on the new main sources of company's success that is its intellectual capital.