Toward a Unified Approach to Testing for Weak Separability
AbstractIn this paper we propose a unified framework for testing weak separability. We present a new three-step procedure, which is a joint test of necessary and sufficient conditions that takes account of the possibilities of both measurement error and incomplete adjustment. We illustrate the operational capability of the procedure with an empirical example. At the present time our procedure works well in medium sized samples, but may not be practical for datasets with extremely large sample sizes. As computing technology continues to advance, however, high-powered methods like the one we propose should supplant testing approaches that were originally designed to circumvent computational limitations
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Bibliographic InfoPaper provided by Lund University, Department of Economics in its series Working Papers with number 2004:1.
Length: 13 pages
Date of creation: 21 Jan 2004
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Publication status: Published in Economics Bulletin, 2005, pages 1-7.
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Weak separability; measurement error; incomplete adjustment;
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- David Edgerton & Donald Dutkowsky & Thomas Elger & Barry Jones, 2005. "Toward a unified approach to testing for weak separability," Economics Bulletin, AccessEcon, vol. 3(20), pages 1-7.
- C14 - Mathematical and Quantitative Methods - - Econometric and Statistical Methods and Methodology: General - - - Semiparametric and Nonparametric Methods: General
- D11 - Microeconomics - - Household Behavior - - - Consumer Economics: Theory
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- NEP-ALL-2004-01-25 (All new papers)
- NEP-ECM-2004-01-25 (Econometrics)
- NEP-MIC-2004-01-25 (Microeconomics)
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