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This paper discusses the estimation of parameters in the zero-inflated Poisson ZIP model by the method of moments. The method of moments estimators MMEs are analytically compared with the maximum likelihood estimators MLEs. The results of a modest simulation study are presented.

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Zero-Inflated Poisson Model; Maximum Likelihood and Moment Estimators; EM Algorithm; Asymptotic Relative Efficiency

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G. Nanjundan and T. Naika -Asymptotic Comparison of Method of Moments Estimators and Maximum Likelihood Estimators of Parameters in Zero-Inflated Poisson Model,- Applied Mathematics, Vol. 3 No. 6, 2012, pp. 610-616. doi: 10.4236-am.2012.36095.





Author: G. Nanjundan, T. Raveendra Naika

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