This page contains a full list of references cited in the documentation, including the original work of Berry, Levinsohn, and Pakes (1995). If you use pyblp in your research, we ask that you also cite the below Conlon and Gortmaker (2019), which describes the advances implemented in the package.

Conlon and Gortmaker (2019)

Conlon, Christopher T., and Jeff Gortmaker (2019). Best practices for differentiated products demand estimation with pyblp. Working paper.

Other References

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