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Serial and spatial error correlation


  • Elhorst, J. Paul


This paper demonstrates that jointly modeling serial and spatial error correlation results in a trade-off between the serial and spatial autocorrelation coefficients. Ignoring this trade-off causes inefficiency and may lead to nonstationarity.

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  • Elhorst, J. Paul, 2008. "Serial and spatial error correlation," Economics Letters, Elsevier, vol. 100(3), pages 422-424, September.
  • Handle: RePEc:eee:ecolet:v:100:y:2008:i:3:p:422-424

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