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st: basic question on nl
sorry for another newbie question, that is not even Stata-specific:
What assumptions have to be met when performing a nonlinear least
squares (nl) regression?
In a linear LS-regression there are for example normally distributed and
uncorrelated errors, homoscedasticity and so on for the estimates to be
BLUE. Do the same assumtions hold in nl?
I've been checking some books but could find only the algorithms, not the
I appreciate any help! Sorry again!