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Exact Tests of a Model Against Non-Nested Alternatives

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This note applies the results of Milliken and Graybill (1970) to non-nested regression models. A test proposed by Fisher and McAleer (1981) is shown to have the t-distribution in small samples. An extended version of that test is developed for testing a model against several non-linear non-nested alternatives, and is shown to have the central F-distribution.

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  • Michael McAleer, 1981. "Exact Tests of a Model Against Non-Nested Alternatives," Working Papers 431, Queen's University, Department of Economics.
  • Handle: RePEc:qed:wpaper:431
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    1. McAleer, Michael, 1994. " Sherlock Holmes and the Search for Truth: A Diagnostic Tale," Journal of Economic Surveys, Wiley Blackwell, vol. 8(4), pages 317-370, December.
    2. Barten, Anton P. & McAleer, Michael, 1997. "Comparaison de la performance du point de vue empirique de systèmes de demandes alternatifs," L'Actualité Economique, Société Canadienne de Science Economique, vol. 73(1), pages 27-45, mars-juin.
    3. Barten, A.P. & Mcaleer, M., 1991. "Comparing The Empirical Perfomance Of Alternative Demand Systems," Papers 9002a, Tilburg - Center for Economic Research.
    4. Kenneth G. Stewart, 1998. "Gauss-Newton, Milliken-Graybill, and Exact Misspecification Testing Using Artificial Regressions," Econometrics Working Papers 9811, Department of Economics, University of Victoria.
    5. Matteo Manera & Michael McAleer, 2001. "Testing Multiple Non-nested Factor Demand Systems," ISER Discussion Paper 0543, Institute of Social and Economic Research, Osaka University.

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