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function

noun appropriate activity, assignment, business, chore, design, duty, employment, exploitation, mission, munus, occupation, office, officium, purpose, pursuit, responsibility, role, task, usage, use, utility, work
Associated concepts: discretionary function, executive funccion, government function, judicial function, legislative function, political function, quasi-judicial function

function

verb achieve, act, act effectively, answer a purpose, avail, be effective, be in operation, be useful, carry on, carry out, effectuate, execute, have effect, operate, perform, render a service, run, serve, work
See also: activity, agency, appointment, assignment, business, calling, capacity, charge, demean, duty, employment, execute, job, obligation, occupation, operate, operation, part, perform, position, post, province, purpose, pursuit, responsibility, role, specialty, sphere, task, trade, use, utility, work
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Because the players in the panel have varying degrees of job tenure prior to the beginning of the panel, we identify the hazard function for both long and short careers.
The first row shows results when the hazard function is exponential.
The hazard function for segment s at time t for a switch from the j-th store of chain k, to the l-th store of chain m, is given as follows:
I employ two different hazard function techniques to produce these estimates - a nonparametric, or actuarial, approach, and a parametric, or duration model, approach.
The likelihood function given in Equations 9-11 is maximized with respect to the parameters of the hazard functions and the parameters of the discrete distribution of the heterogeneity terms.
To assess the impact of consumer expectations on the hazard function, the index of consumer expectations E is integrated into the generalized Weibull model.
There are several ways in which explanatory variables can be included in the specification of the hazard function.
Survival and hazard functions were interpreted with nature of our data in mind.
Log transforming the hazard function to let it be a linear function of the covariates, the following is obtained:
It is assumed that all groups defined by the predictors have the same underlying hazard function and that the hazard functions are proportional to one another.
Keifer, Nicholas, 1988, Economic Duration Data and Hazard Functions, Journal of Economic Literature, 24: 646-679.
Following the derivation in Lancaster (1985a), we assume that the observed hazard function is [theta]* and not [theta] (as given (8) and (9), where

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