IDEAS home Printed from https://ideas.repec.org/a/spr/agfoec/v3y2015i1p1-810.1186-s40100-015-0042-5.html
   My bibliography  Save this article

A cursory review of the identification strategies

Author

Listed:
  • Fabio Santeramo

    ()

Abstract

The article provides a literature review on the topic of identification of supply and demand. In particular, it discusses the identification problem, that is the issue of having to solve for unique values of the parameters of the structural model from the values of the parameters of the reduced form of the model. We summarize several methodologies employed in the literature to solve this problem and gives practical examples. These solutions include, but are not limited to, using instrumental variables, adopting a recursive structure, holding demand constant, and imposing inequality constraints in order to restrict the domain of estimates. We also discuss on two major recent contributions in agricultural economics. The review will guide researchers in selecting the most suited approach to identify demand and supply. Copyright Santeramo. 2015

Suggested Citation

  • Fabio Santeramo, 2015. "A cursory review of the identification strategies," Agricultural and Food Economics, Springer;Italian Society of Agricultural Economics (SIDEA), vol. 3(1), pages 1-8, December.
  • Handle: RePEc:spr:agfoec:v:3:y:2015:i:1:p:1-8:10.1186/s40100-015-0042-5
    DOI: 10.1186/s40100-015-0042-5
    as

    Download full text from publisher

    File URL: http://hdl.handle.net/10.1186/s40100-015-0042-5
    Download Restriction: Access to full text is restricted to subscribers.

    As the access to this document is restricted, you may want to search for a different version of it.

    References listed on IDEAS

    as
    1. Walter N. Thurman & Michael K. Wohlgenant, 1989. "Consistent Estimation of General Equilibrium Welfare Effects," American Journal of Agricultural Economics, Agricultural and Applied Economics Association, vol. 71(4), pages 1041-1045.
    2. repec:ilo:ilowps:171573 is not listed on IDEAS
    3. Jeffrey M Wooldridge, 2010. "Econometric Analysis of Cross Section and Panel Data," MIT Press Books, The MIT Press, edition 2, volume 1, number 0262232588, January.
    4. anonymous, 1977. "Banking in the world economy," Economic Review, Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco, issue Fall, pages 3-5.
    5. Steinwender, Claudia, 2014. "Information frictions and the law of one price: "When the States and the Kingdom became United"," WTO Staff Working Papers ERSD-2014-12, World Trade Organization (WTO), Economic Research and Statistics Division.
    6. Leamer, Edward E, 1981. "Is It a Demand Curve, or Is It a Supply Curve? Partial Identification through Inequality Constraints," The Review of Economics and Statistics, MIT Press, vol. 63(3), pages 319-327, August.
    7. Santeramo, Fabio Gaetano, 2014. "On the Estimation of Supply and Demand Elasticities of Agricultural Commodites," MPRA Paper 56126, University Library of Munich, Germany.
    8. Maximilian Auffhammer & Solomon M. Hsiang & Wolfram Schlenker & Adam Sobel, 2013. "Using Weather Data and Climate Model Output in Economic Analyses of Climate Change," Review of Environmental Economics and Policy, Association of Environmental and Resource Economists, vol. 7(2), pages 181-198, July.
    9. Michael J. Roberts & Wolfram Schlenker, 2013. "Identifying Supply and Demand Elasticities of Agricultural Commodities: Implications for the US Ethanol Mandate," American Economic Review, American Economic Association, vol. 103(6), pages 2265-2295, October.
    10. Claudia Steinwender, 2014. "Information Frictions and the Law of One Price: “When the States and the Kingdom became United”," Working Papers 190, Oesterreichische Nationalbank (Austrian Central Bank).
    11. Helmut Lütkepohl & Aleksei NetŠunajev, 2014. "Disentangling Demand And Supply Shocks In The Crude Oil Market: How To Check Sign Restrictions In Structural Vars," Journal of Applied Econometrics, John Wiley & Sons, Ltd., vol. 29(3), pages 479-496, April.
    12. Cloé Garnache & Pierre R. Mérel, 2015. "What Can Acreage Allocations Say about Crop Supply Elasticities? A Convex Programming Approach to Supply Response Disaggregation," Journal of Agricultural Economics, Wiley Blackwell, vol. 66(1), pages 236-256, February.
    13. Nber, 1977. "Interaction in Economic Research," NBER Books, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc, number unkn77-1, January.
    14. Berkowitz, Daniel & Caner, Mehmet & Fang, Ying, 2012. "The validity of instruments revisited," Journal of Econometrics, Elsevier, vol. 166(2), pages 255-266.
    15. Roberto Rigobon, 2003. "Identification Through Heteroskedasticity," The Review of Economics and Statistics, MIT Press, vol. 85(4), pages 777-792, November.
    16. M. Renuka & K. P. Kalirajan, 2002. "How IncomeElastic Is The Consumers Demand For Services In Singapore?," International Economic Journal, Taylor & Francis Journals, vol. 16(1), pages 95-104.
    17. anonymous, 1977. "The economy in 1976," Federal Reserve Bulletin, Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System (U.S.), issue Jan, pages 1-14.
    Full references (including those not matched with items on IDEAS)

    Citations

    Citations are extracted by the CitEc Project, subscribe to its RSS feed for this item.
    as


    Cited by:

    1. Escañuela Romana, Ignacio, 2018. "La elasticidad precio de la demanda de transporte aéreo de pasajeros en los Estados Unidos
      [The price elasticity of demand for air travel in the United States]
      ," MPRA Paper 83572, University Library of Munich, Germany.

    More about this item

    Keywords

    Econometrics; Identification; Supply; Demand;

    Statistics

    Access and download statistics

    Corrections

    All material on this site has been provided by the respective publishers and authors. You can help correct errors and omissions. When requesting a correction, please mention this item's handle: RePEc:spr:agfoec:v:3:y:2015:i:1:p:1-8:10.1186/s40100-015-0042-5. See general information about how to correct material in RePEc.

    For technical questions regarding this item, or to correct its authors, title, abstract, bibliographic or download information, contact: (Sonal Shukla) or (Rebekah McClure). General contact details of provider: http://www.springer.com .

    If you have authored this item and are not yet registered with RePEc, we encourage you to do it here. This allows to link your profile to this item. It also allows you to accept potential citations to this item that we are uncertain about.

    If CitEc recognized a reference but did not link an item in RePEc to it, you can help with this form .

    If you know of missing items citing this one, you can help us creating those links by adding the relevant references in the same way as above, for each refering item. If you are a registered author of this item, you may also want to check the "citations" tab in your RePEc Author Service profile, as there may be some citations waiting for confirmation.

    Please note that corrections may take a couple of weeks to filter through the various RePEc services.

    IDEAS is a RePEc service hosted by the Research Division of the Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis . RePEc uses bibliographic data supplied by the respective publishers.