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Estimation of Some Omani Macroeconomic Parameters - A Discussion

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  • Ananth Rao

    (Dubai University College)

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The captioned article was earlier published in “Economic Horizons” volume 18, #72 – AH 1418 – 1997 (4) Pages (65-78). I had some concerns about the article regarding the methodology adopted for analysis in deriving the macroeconomic parameters and the derivation and interpretation of dynamic multipliers. The same data set was used for addressing these concerns. The working paper demonstrated that in estimating model coefficients from aggregate data for macroeconomic purposes, system estimation and GLS methodology provided more robust estimates since there is gain in efficiency in the model coefficients which are more reliable for policy analysis.

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  • Ananth Rao, 2003. "Estimation of Some Omani Macroeconomic Parameters - A Discussion," Macroeconomics 0306004, EconWPA.
  • Handle: RePEc:wpa:wuwpma:0306004
    Note: Type of Document - Windows-Word; prepared on Windows-NT; to print on HP/PostScript/Franciscan monk; pages: 14; figures: included. The discussion was published in "Economic Horizon" (ISSN-1024-266X) Vol. 19 No.75/76 - AH 1419 - 1998(3)
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    Keywords

    Omani economy; Macroeconomic Parameters; International Trade; SURE; System Estimation; Investment; Net Exports;

    JEL classification:

    • C13 - Mathematical and Quantitative Methods - - Econometric and Statistical Methods and Methodology: General - - - Estimation: General
    • C32 - Mathematical and Quantitative Methods - - Multiple or Simultaneous Equation Models; Multiple Variables - - - Time-Series Models; Dynamic Quantile Regressions; Dynamic Treatment Effect Models; Diffusion Processes; State Space Models
    • E21 - Macroeconomics and Monetary Economics - - Consumption, Saving, Production, Employment, and Investment - - - Consumption; Saving; Wealth
    • E22 - Macroeconomics and Monetary Economics - - Consumption, Saving, Production, Employment, and Investment - - - Investment; Capital; Intangible Capital; Capacity
    • F12 - International Economics - - Trade - - - Models of Trade with Imperfect Competition and Scale Economies; Fragmentation
    • F43 - International Economics - - Macroeconomic Aspects of International Trade and Finance - - - Economic Growth of Open Economies

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