A Simple, Positive Semi-Definite, Heteroskedasticity and AutocorrelationConsistent Covariance Matrix
This paper describes a simple method of calculating a heteroskedasticity and autocorrelation consistent covariance matrix that is positive semi-definite by construction. It also establishes consistency of the estimated covariance matrix under fairly general conditions.
|Date of creation:||Apr 1986|
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|Publication status:||published as West, Kenneth D. and Whitney K. Newey. Econometrica, Vol. 55, No. 3, May 1987, pp. 703-708.|
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