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Working Paper




Panel data, time-varying individual effect, spatial econometrics, fisheries


Working Papers Series


Agriculture | Economics | Public Affairs, Public Policy and Public Administration


We consider fixed-effect estimation of a production function where inputs and outputs vary over time, space, and cross-sectional unit. Variability in the spatial dimension allows for time-varying individual effects, without parametric assumptions on the effects. Asymptotics along the spatial dimension provide consistency and normality of the marginal products. A finite-sample example is provided: a production function for bottom-trawler fishing vessels in the flatfish fisheries of the Bering Sea. We find significant spatial variability of output (catch) which we exploit in estimation of a harvesting function.

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Working paper no. 87


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