Handbook of Research Methods and Applications in Empirical by Nigar Hashimzade, Michael A. Thornton

By Nigar Hashimzade, Michael A. Thornton

This finished Handbook provides the present kingdom of paintings within the conception and technique of macroeconomic facts research. it's meant as a reference for graduate scholars and researchers drawn to exploring new methodologies, yet is usually hired as a graduate textual content. The Handbook concentrates at the most vital matters, versions and methods for examine in macroeconomics, and highlights the center methodologies and their empirical software in an available demeanour. each one bankruptcy is essentially self-contained, while the great advent offers an outline of the foremost statistical ideas and strategies. the entire chapters contain the fundamental references for every subject and supply a legitimate advisor for extra reading.

Topics lined contain unit roots, non-linearities and structural breaks, time aggregation, forecasting, the Kalman clear out, generalized approach to moments, greatest probability and Bayesian estimation, vector autoregressive, dynamic stochastic normal equilibrium and dynamic panel types. offering an important types and methods for empirical learn, this Handbook will entice scholars, researchers and teachers operating in empirical macroeconomics and econometrics.

Contributors: B.H. Baltagi, L. Bauwens, O. Boldea, J. Breitung, C. Cantore, M.J. Chambers, I. Choi, J. Davidson, V.J. Gabriel, R. Giacomini, P. Gomme, J. Gonzalo, P.A. Guerrón-Quintana, N. Haldrup, A.R. corridor, N. Hashimzade, M. Karanasos, L. Kilian, S. Kim, D. Korobilis, R. Kruse, P. Levine, D. Lkhagvasuren, A. Luati, H. Lütkepohl, J. Madeira, T.C. turbines, J.M. Nason, ok. Patterson, J. Pearlman, J.-Y. Pitarakis, D.S.G. Pollock, T. Proietti, B. Rossi, F.J. Ruge-Murcia, T. Teräsvirta, M.A. Thornton, R.T. Varneskov, B. Yang, N. Zeng

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S, so that et is the multivariate extension of an innovations process. There are no subscripts on Se (s) , indicating that the covariance structure is the same for any translation of the t and s indices. 2 for the univariate case): Mean: E (yt) 5 m, which is finite, for all t; Variance: E (yt 2 m) (yt 2 m) r 5 Sy (0) for all t; Autocovariance: E (yt 2 m) (yt2s 2 m) r 5 Sy (s) 5 Sy ( 2s) r for all t and s $ 1. The first condition states that the mean of each variable in the VAR is constant over time (bear in mind that m is now a vector, interpreted as the vector of long-run means, which will be defined below); the second condition states that the contemporaneous variance–covariance matrix of yt is invariant to t; the third condition requires that the autocovariance matrix just depends on the lag s.

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K. If xt1 5 1, then this includes the condition that E (et) 5 0 for all t, the other conditions being interpreted as that each of the regressors is uncorrelated with the error term for all t. 38) to E (xset) 5 0 for all s and t, so that the et are orthogonal not only to xt, but also to past regressors, s , t, and future regressors, s . t. 38) is: T S^ xe^ 5 T21 a xte^ t 5 0K . 39) is given by: T x11 x21 xT1 0 g t51xt1e^ t T x x x 0 ^ ± 12 ≤ e^ 1 1 ± 22 ≤ e^ 2 1 . . ± T2 ≤ e^ T 5 ± g t51xt2et ≤ 5 ± ≤ .

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