1st Edition

Computer-Aided Econometrics

Edited By David E. A. Giles Copyright 2003
    520 Pages
    by CRC Press

    548 Pages
    by CRC Press

    Emphasizing the impact of computer software and computational technology on econometric theory and development, this text presents recent advances in the application of computerized tools to econometric techniques and practices—focusing on current innovations in Monte Carlo simulation, computer-aided testing, model selection, and Bayesian methodology for improved econometric analyses.

    1. Some Methodological Questions Arising from Large Data Sets 2. Finite-Sample Simulation-Based Tests in Seemingly Unrelated Regressions 3. Finding Optimal Penalties for Model Selection in the Linear Regression Model 4. On Bootstrap Coverage Probability with Dependent Data 5. A Comparison of Alternative Causality and Predictive Accuracy Tests in the Presence of Integrated and Cointegrated Economic Variables 6. Finite Sample Performance of the Empirical Likelihood Estimator Under Endogeneity 7. Testing for Unit Roots in Semiannual Data 8. Using Simulation Methods for Bayesian Econometric Models 9. Bayesian Inference in the Seemingly Unrelated Regressions Model 10. Computationally Intensive Methods for Deriving Optimal Trimming Parameters 11. Estimating and Testing Fundamental Stock Prices: Evidence from Simulated Economies 12. Neural Networks: An Econometric Tool 13. Real-Time Forecasting with Vector Autoregressions: Spurious Drift, Structural Change, and Intercept Correction 14. Econometric Modeling Based on Pattern Recognition via the Fuzzy C-Means Clustering Algorithm 15. Nonparametric Bootstrap Specification Testing in Econometric Models 16. The Effect of Economic Growth on Standard of Living: A Semiparametric Analysis


    Giles\, David E. A.