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Are residual economic relationships normally distributed? Testing an assumption of neoclassical economics


  • Thomas Bundt


  • Robert Murphy



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  • Thomas Bundt & Robert Murphy, 2008. "Are residual economic relationships normally distributed? Testing an assumption of neoclassical economics," The Review of Austrian Economics, Springer;Society for the Development of Austrian Economics, vol. 21(4), pages 329-340, December.
  • Handle: RePEc:kap:revaec:v:21:y:2008:i:4:p:329-340
    DOI: 10.1007/s11138-008-0045-5

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    1. Benoit Mandelbrot, 1963. "New Methods in Statistical Economics," Journal of Political Economy, University of Chicago Press, vol. 71, pages 421-421.
    2. McCulloch, J Huston, 1978. "Continuous Time Processes with Stable Increments," The Journal of Business, University of Chicago Press, vol. 51(4), pages 601-619, October.
    3. Benoit Mandelbrot, 2015. "The Variation of Certain Speculative Prices," World Scientific Book Chapters,in: THE WORLD SCIENTIFIC HANDBOOK OF FUTURES MARKETS, chapter 3, pages 39-78 World Scientific Publishing Co. Pte. Ltd..
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    Stable Paretian hypothesis; Chaos theory; Time series forecasting; B53; C01; C46; C82; G1;

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    • B53 - Schools of Economic Thought and Methodology - - Current Heterodox Approaches - - - Austrian
    • C01 - Mathematical and Quantitative Methods - - General - - - Econometrics
    • C46 - Mathematical and Quantitative Methods - - Econometric and Statistical Methods: Special Topics - - - Specific Distributions
    • C82 - Mathematical and Quantitative Methods - - Data Collection and Data Estimation Methodology; Computer Programs - - - Methodology for Collecting, Estimating, and Organizing Macroeconomic Data; Data Access
    • G1 - Financial Economics - - General Financial Markets


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