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Multiple Groups Identification in the Linear-in-Means Model

6 Pages Posted: 3 Aug 2006  

Ethan Cohen-Cole

Econ One Research

Abstract

A solution to the identification failure of linear-in-means models is found through a generalization to include between-group effects. With between-group contextual and endogenous effects, it is found that the linear-in-means model can be identified under very minor rank conditions.

Keywords: Multiple social interactions, Linear-in-means model, Identification

JEL Classification: Z13, Z10

Suggested Citation

Cohen-Cole, Ethan, Multiple Groups Identification in the Linear-in-Means Model. Economics Letters, 2006. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=920824

Ethan Cohen-Cole (Contact Author)

Econ One Research ( email )

United States

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