The subject of this thesis is econometric specification of parameters of constrained optimization models, with special attention to issues that arise when (i) inequality constraints are involved and/or (ii) when the estimation problem is illposed (underdetermined) or data come from diverse sources. The general approach followed here is to estimate directly the optimality conditions of the optimization model, together with additional equations for including prior information.
|Qualification||Doctor of Philosophy|
|Award date||3 May 2007|
|Place of Publication||Bonn|
|Publication status||Published - 2007|