Heteroskedasticity-Robust Tests in Regression Directions
AbstractWe develop simple procedures to test for omitted variables and perform other tests in regression directions, which are asymptotically valid in the presence of heteroskedasticity of unknown form. We examine the asymptotic behaviour of these tests, and use Edgeworth approximations to study their approximate finite-sample performance. We also present results from several Monte Carlo experiments, which suggest that one family of these tests should always be used in preference to the other.
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Bibliographic InfoPaper provided by Queen's University, Department of Economics in its series Working Papers with number 616.
Length: 31 pages
Date of creation: 1985
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Publication status: Published in Annales de l'INSEE, 1985
heteroskedasticity-robust test; specification test; Edgeworth approximation;
Other versions of this item:
- DAVIDSON, Russel & MACKINNON, James G., . "Heteroskedastcity-robust tests in regressions directions," CORE Discussion Papers RP -678, Université catholique de Louvain, Center for Operations Research and Econometrics (CORE).
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- James G. MacKinnon & Halbert White, 1983.
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- MacKinnon, James G. & White, Halbert, 1985. "Some heteroskedasticity-consistent covariance matrix estimators with improved finite sample properties," Journal of Econometrics, Elsevier, vol. 29(3), pages 305-325, September.
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