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Introduction

  • Wolfgang Härdle
  • Axel Werwatz
  • Marlene Müller
  • Stefan Sperlich
Part of the Springer Series in Statistics book series (SSS)

Abstract

Consider a continuous random variable and its probability density function (pdf). The pdf tells you “how the random variable is distributed”. From the pdf you cannot only calculate the statistical characteristics as mean and variance, but also the probability that this variable will take on values in a certain interval.

Keywords

Logit Model Regression Function Nonparametric Regression Semiparametric Model Human Capital Theory 
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Copyright information

© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 2004

Authors and Affiliations

  • Wolfgang Härdle
    • 1
  • Axel Werwatz
    • 2
  • Marlene Müller
    • 3
  • Stefan Sperlich
    • 4
  1. 1.CASE — Center for Applied Statistics and Economics Wirtschaftswissenschaftliche FakultätHumboldt-Universität zu BerlinBerlinGermany
  2. 2.DIW BerlinBerlinGermany
  3. 3.Fraunhofer ITWMKaiserslauternGermany
  4. 4.Departamento de EconomíaUniversidad Carlos III de MadridGetafe (Madrid)Spain

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