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BOOK REVIEW of “Statistical Foundations for Econometric Techniques” by Asad Zaman


  • Swanson, Norman


This is pre-print of a book review of a graduate econometrics textbook entitled "Statistical Foundations for Econometric Techniques," by Asad Zaman. Four parts of the book cover estimation, testing, asymptotics (first and higher order), and empirical Bayes methods for regression models. Emphasis is on intuition and on development of criteria to choose among the large variety of estimation and testing techniques available in the literature.

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  • Swanson, Norman, 1996. "BOOK REVIEW of “Statistical Foundations for Econometric Techniques” by Asad Zaman," MPRA Paper 11047, University Library of Munich, Germany.
  • Handle: RePEc:pra:mprapa:11047

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    empirical Bayes; robust regression; Edgeworth expansion; higher order asymptotic theory; stringency; tests for structural change;

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    • C10 - Mathematical and Quantitative Methods - - Econometric and Statistical Methods and Methodology: General - - - General


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