The bootstrap in econometrics

Joel L. Horowitz*

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This paper presents examples of problems in estimation and hypothesis testing that demonstrate the use and performance of the bootstrap in econometric settings. The examples are illustrated with two empirical applications. The paper concludes with a discussion of topics on which further research is needed.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)211-218
Number of pages8
JournalStatistical Science
Issue number2
StatePublished - 2003


  • Asymptotic distribution
  • Asymptotic refinement
  • Hypothesis test

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Statistics and Probability
  • General Mathematics
  • Statistics, Probability and Uncertainty


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