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Tests for Dynamic Effects in Linear Panel Data Models

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  • Walter Sosa Escudero

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    (Department of Economics, Universidad de San Andres)

  • Federico Zincenko

    (Department of Economics, Universidad de San Andres)

Abstract

This paper proposes simple tests to detect dynamic and random effects in linear panel data models, in the form of lagged dependent variables and random effects. We use the analytical framework of Bera and Yoon (1993) to derive tests for the presence of random effects, lagged dependent variables, or both. All test statistics can be computed based on pooled OLS estimates, and hence can serve as a useful specification search tool to validate the adoption of a dynamic model.

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Paper provided by Universidad de San Andres, Departamento de Economia in its series Working Papers with number 95.

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Length: 16 pages
Date of creation: Feb 2008
Date of revision: Feb 2008
Handle: RePEc:sad:wpaper:95

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Keywords: Dynamic panel; Random effects; Error components; Local misspecification; testing;

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  1. Anderson, T. W. & Hsiao, Cheng, 1982. "Formulation and estimation of dynamic models using panel data," Journal of Econometrics, Elsevier, vol. 18(1), pages 47-82, January.
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  7. Breusch, T.S. & Pagan, A.R., . "The Lagrange multiplier test and its applications to model specification in econometrics," CORE Discussion Papers RP -412, Université catholique de Louvain, Center for Operations Research and Econometrics (CORE).
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  1. Roberto Cortes Conde, 2008. "Spanish America Colonial Patterns: The Rio de La Plata," Working Papers 96, Universidad de San Andres, Departamento de Economia, revised Mar 2008.

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