Conditional forecasts and uncertainty about forecast revisions in vector autoregressions
This note simplifies the Waggoner and Zha (1999) formula for the conditional distribution of shocks, discusses its linear algebraic intuition, and shows how to account for the dependence between the conditional and unconditional predictive densities when comparing them.
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- Daniel F. Waggoner & Tao Zha, 1998.
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