[en] Suppose the random vector (X;Y) satis es the regression model Y = m(X)+sigma(X)*epsilon where m(X) = E[Y|X] and sigma²(X) = Var[Y|X] are unknown smooth functions and the error epsilon, with unknown distribution, is independent of the covariate X. The pair (X;Y) is subject to generalized selection biased and the response to right censoring. We construct a new estimator for the cumulative distribution function of the error epsilon, where the estimators of m(.) and sigma²(.) are obtained by extending the conditional estimation methods introduced in de Uña-Alvarez and Iglesias-Perez (2010). The asymptotic properties of the proposed estimator are established. A bootstrap technique is proposed to select the smoothing parameter involved in the procedure. This method is studied via extended simulations and applied to real unemployment data. Reference
de UNA-ALVAREZ, J., IGLESIAS-PEREZ, M.C. (2010): Nonparametric estimation of a conditional distribution from length-biased data. Annals of the Institute of Statistical Mathematics, Vol. 62, 323-341.