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Forecast accuracy and uncertainty in applied econometrics: a recommendation of specific-to-general predictor selection

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  • Helmut Herwartz

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    Article provided by Springer in its journal Empirical Economics.

    Volume (Year): 41 (2011)
    Issue (Month): 2 (October)
    Pages: 487-510

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    Handle: RePEc:spr:empeco:v:41:y:2011:i:2:p:487-510

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    Keywords: Model selection; Forecasting; Specification testing; Lagrange multiplier tests; Forecast combination; C22; C51;

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