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Title:Bayesian estimation of Cox model with non-nested random effects: an application to the ratification of ILO conventions by developing countries PDF Logo
Authors:Horney, Guillaume
Boockmann, Bernhard
Djurdjevic, Dragana
Laisney, François
Issue Date:2005
Series/Report no.:ZEW Discussion Papers 05-23
Abstract:We use a multivariate hazard model for the analysis of data on the timing of ratifications of different conventions. The model accounts for two random effects, one at the country level and the other at the convention level. We use a semi-parametric Bayesian approach, based on the partial likelihood. Our findings confirm the results of preceding studies that ratification behaviour varies substantially across members states and conventions. Furthermore, the results yield insights on the impact of unobserved heterogeneity on the ratification process.
Subjects:gibbs sampling
partial likelihood
duration analysis
Document Type:Working Paper
Appears in Collections:ZEW Discussion Papers, Zentrum für Europäische Wirtschaftsforschung (ZEW)
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