Advanced Search
MyIDEAS: Login

Model boosting for spatial weighting matrix selection in spatial lag models

Contents:

Author Info

  • Philip Kostov

Abstract

The spatial lag specification is often used in spatial econometrics. The choice of an appropriate spatial weighting matrix is an important outstanding methodological problem in the quantitative spatial dependence literature. This paper proposes applying a component-wise model-boosting algorithm to deal with the issue of the choice of a spatial weighting matrix amongst a predetermined set of alternatives. The resulting procedure is computationally simple and easy to implement. I present an empirical application of the proposed methodology. Some possible extensions to a more general setting are discussed.

Download Info

If you experience problems downloading a file, check if you have the proper application to view it first. In case of further problems read the IDEAS help page. Note that these files are not on the IDEAS site. Please be patient as the files may be large.
File URL: http://www.envplan.com/abstract.cgi?id=b35137
File Function: abstract
Download Restriction: Fulltext access restricted to subscribers, see http://www.envplan.co.uk/B.html for details

File URL: http://www.envplan.com/epb/fulltext/b37/b35137.pdf
File Function: main text
Download Restriction: Fulltext access restricted to subscribers, see http://www.envplan.co.uk/B.html for details

As the access to this document is restricted, you may want to look for a different version under "Related research" (further below) or search for a different version of it.

Bibliographic Info

Article provided by Pion Ltd, London in its journal Environment and Planning B: Planning and Design.

Volume (Year): 37 (2010)
Issue (Month): 3 (May)
Pages: 533-549

as in new window
Handle: RePEc:pio:envirb:v:37:y:2010:i:3:p:533-549

Contact details of provider:
Web page: http://www.pion.co.uk

Related research

Keywords:

References

No references listed on IDEAS
You can help add them by filling out this form.

Citations

Citations are extracted by the CitEc Project, subscribe to its RSS feed for this item.
as in new window

Cited by:
  1. Seya, Hajime & Yamagata, Yoshiki & Tsutsumi, Morito, 2013. "Automatic selection of a spatial weight matrix in spatial econometrics: Application to a spatial hedonic approach," Regional Science and Urban Economics, Elsevier, vol. 43(3), pages 429-444.

Lists

This item is not listed on Wikipedia, on a reading list or among the top items on IDEAS.

Statistics

Access and download statistics

Corrections

When requesting a correction, please mention this item's handle: RePEc:pio:envirb:v:37:y:2010:i:3:p:533-549. See general information about how to correct material in RePEc.

For technical questions regarding this item, or to correct its authors, title, abstract, bibliographic or download information, contact: (Neil Hammond).

If you have authored this item and are not yet registered with RePEc, we encourage you to do it here. This allows to link your profile to this item. It also allows you to accept potential citations to this item that we are uncertain about.

If references are entirely missing, you can add them using this form.

If the full references list an item that is present in RePEc, but the system did not link to it, you can help with this form.

If you know of missing items citing this one, you can help us creating those links by adding the relevant references in the same way as above, for each refering item. If you are a registered author of this item, you may also want to check the "citations" tab in your profile, as there may be some citations waiting for confirmation.

Please note that corrections may take a couple of weeks to filter through the various RePEc services.