Do we need time series econometrics
AbstractWhether or not there is a need for the unit roots and cointegration based time series econometric methods is a methodological issue. An alternative is the econometrics of the London School of Economics (LSE) and Hendry approach based on the simpler classical methods of estimation. This is known as the general to specific method (GETS). Like all other methodological issues it is difficult to resolve which approach is better. However, we think that GETS is conceptually simpler and very useful in applied work.
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Date of creation: 16 Jan 2008
Date of revision: 14 Sep 2008
GETS; Cointegration; Box-Jenkins’s Equations; Hendry; Granger;
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- B49 - Schools of Economic Thought and Methodology - - Economic Methodology - - - Other
- C22 - Mathematical and Quantitative Methods - - Single Equation Models; Single Variables - - - Time-Series Models; Dynamic Quantile Regressions; Dynamic Treatment Effect Models &bull Diffusion Processes
- B41 - Schools of Economic Thought and Methodology - - Economic Methodology - - - Economic Methodology
This paper has been announced in the following NEP Reports:
- NEP-ALL-2008-09-20 (All new papers)
- NEP-ECM-2008-09-20 (Econometrics)
- NEP-ETS-2008-09-20 (Econometric Time Series)
- NEP-FOR-2008-09-20 (Forecasting)
- NEP-HPE-2008-09-20 (History & Philosophy of Economics)
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