A working estimating equation for spatial count data

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Abstract

This paper proposes a working estimating equation which is computationally easy to use for spatial count data. The proposed estimating equation is a modification of quasi-likelihood estimating equations without the need of correctly specifying the covariance matrix. Under some regularity conditions, we show that the proposed estimator has consistency and asymptotic normality. A simulation comparison also indicates that the proposed method has competitive performance in dealing with over-dispersion data from a parameter-driven model. © 2010 Elsevier B.V.

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  • Estimating equation
  • Parameter-driven model
  • Quasi-likelihood function
  • Spatial count data

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  • Pei Sheng Lin

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