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MV-AR: GAUSS module to calculate three multivariate tests for autocorrelation in VAR model

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  • Scott Hacker


    (Jonkoping University, Sweden)

  • Abdulnasser Hatemi-J


    (UAE University)

This GAUSS module implements three multivariate tests for autocorrelation-namely multivariate the LM test, the multivariate F-test and the multivariate portmanteau test-in the VAR model. The output of the module is the corresponding p-value of each test for each autocorrelation order. Among these tests, the modified LM test suggested by Hatemi-J (2004) has the best performance. The modification is based on an Edgeworth expansion. For technical description see Hatemi-J A. (2004) Multivariate tests for autocorrelation in the stable and unstable VAR models, Economic Modelling, 21, 661-683.

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Software component provided by Boston College Department of Economics in its series Statistical Software Components with number G00011.

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Programming language: GAUSS
Requires: GAUSS
Date of creation: 21 May 2010
Handle: RePEc:boc:bocode:g00011
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