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Forecast accuracy and uncertainty in applied econometrics: a recommendation of specific-to-general predictor selection

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  • Helmut Herwartz, 2011. "Forecast accuracy and uncertainty in applied econometrics: a recommendation of specific-to-general predictor selection," Empirical Economics, Springer, vol. 41(2), pages 487-510, October.
  • Handle: RePEc:spr:empeco:v:41:y:2011:i:2:p:487-510
    DOI: 10.1007/s00181-010-0378-3
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    1. Rossen Anja, 2016. "On the Predictive Content of Nonlinear Transformations of Lagged Autoregression Residuals and Time Series Observations," Journal of Economics and Statistics (Jahrbuecher fuer Nationaloekonomie und Statistik), De Gruyter, vol. 236(3), pages 389-409, May.

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    Keywords

    Model selection; Forecasting; Specification testing; Lagrange multiplier tests; Forecast combination; C22; C51;

    JEL classification:

    • C22 - Mathematical and Quantitative Methods - - Single Equation Models; Single Variables - - - Time-Series Models; Dynamic Quantile Regressions; Dynamic Treatment Effect Models; Diffusion Processes
    • C51 - Mathematical and Quantitative Methods - - Econometric Modeling - - - Model Construction and Estimation

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