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**A simple GMM estimator for the semi-parametric mixed proportional hazard model.** / Bijwaard, G.E.; Ridder, G.

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Bijwaard, GE & Ridder, G 2009 'A simple GMM estimator for the semi-parametric mixed proportional hazard model' Discussion paper series, The Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA), Bonn.

Bijwaard, G. E., & Ridder, G. (2009). *A simple GMM estimator for the semi-parametric mixed proportional hazard model*. (Discussion paper series). Bonn: The Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA).

Bijwaard GE, Ridder G. A simple GMM estimator for the semi-parametric mixed proportional hazard model. Bonn: The Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA). 2009. (Discussion paper series).

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