We study parametric inference for multidimensional stochastic differential equations with jumps from some discrete observations. We consider a case where the structure of jumps is mainly controlled by a random measure which is generated by a Lévy process with a Lévy measure f θ(z)dz, and we admit the case f θ(z)dz=∞ in which infinitely many small jumps occur even in any finite time intervals. We propose an estimating function under this complicated situation and show the consistency and the asymptotic normality. Although the estimators in this paper are not completely efficient, the method can be applied to comparatively wide class of stochastic differential equations, and it is easy to compute the estimating equations. Therefore, it may be useful in applications. We also present some simulation results for some simple models.
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