# Copyright (C) 2003,2004,2005 Michael Creel
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# The GMM objective function, for internal use by gmm_estimate
# This is scaled so that it converges to a finite number.
# To get the chi-square specification
# test you need to multiply by n (the sample size)
function obj_value = gmm_obj(theta, data, weight, moments, momentargs)
m = average_moments(theta, data, moments, momentargs);
obj_value = m' * weight *m;
if (((abs(obj_value) == Inf)) || (isnan(obj_value)))
obj_value = realmax;
endif
endfunction