Effect of Social Contribution Evasion on Working Time Allocation: Theoretical Contribution in a Two sector Model
AbstractThis paper proposes a contemporaneous smooth transition threshold autoregressive model (C-STAR) as a modification of the smooth transition threshold autoregressive model surveyed in TerÃ¤svirta (1998), in which the regime weights depend on the ex ante probability that a latent regime-specific variable will exceed a threshold value. We argue that the contemporaneous model is well-suited to rational expectations applications (and pricing exercises), in that it does not require the initial regimes to be predetermined. We investigate the properties of the model and evaluate its finitesample maximum likelihood performance. We also propose a method to determine the number of regimes based on a modified Hansen (1992) procedure. Furthermore, we construct multiple-step ahead forecasts and evaluate the forecasting performance of the model. Finally, an empirical application of the short term interest rate yield is presented and discussed.
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- Marco Di Domizio, 2007. "Effect of social contribution evasion on working time allocation: theoretical contribution in a two sector model," Discussion Papers 6_2007, D.E.S. (Department of Economic Studies), University of Naples "Parthenope", Italy.
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