On the Corrections to Information Matrix Tests
AbstractThis paper addresses the issue of designing finite-sample corrections to information matrix tests. We review a Cornish-Fisher correction that has been proposed elsewhere and propose an alternative, Bartlett-type correction. Simulation results for skewness, excess kurtosis, normality and heteroskedasticity tests are given.
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Bartlett correction; Cornish-Fisher expansion; Edgeworth expansion; heteroskedasticity test; information matrix test; normality test; size correction;
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