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A Predictive Approach to Model Selection and Multicollinearity

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  • Greenberg, Edward
  • Parks, Robert P

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We argue for the adoption of a predictive approach to model specification. Specifically, we derive the difference between means and the ratio of determinants of covariance matrices when a subset of explanatory variables is included or excluded from a regression. Results for an economic application are presented as an example.

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  • Greenberg, Edward & Parks, Robert P, 1997. "A Predictive Approach to Model Selection and Multicollinearity," Journal of Applied Econometrics, John Wiley & Sons, Ltd., vol. 12(1), pages 67-75, Jan.-Feb..
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    • C1 - Mathematical and Quantitative Methods - - Econometric and Statistical Methods and Methodology: General
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