Jesús Fernández-Villaverde, University of Pennsylvania and NBER
Pablo A. Guerrón-Quintana, Boston College Machine Learning Methods for Solving and Estimating Heterogeneous Agent Models with Aggregate Shocks
Victor Duarte, Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas Gradient-Based Structural Estimation
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