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Finite-Sample Properties in Stochastic Predictors in Nonlinear Systems : Some Initial Results

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  • Mariano, Roberto S

Many econometric models for forecasting and policy analysis consist of a statistically estimated system of nonlinear stochastic equations. The distinguishing feature of these models is the nonlinearity of the solution for the endogenous variables in terms of model disturbances. Despite the widespread use of these models, there has been little formal analysis of predictions based on such models. Furthermore, practitioners' validation of such models has proceeded, for the most part, on a informal basis.

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Paper provided by University of Warwick, Department of Economics in its series The Warwick Economics Research Paper Series (TWERPS) with number 266.

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Length: 35 pages
Date of creation: 1985
Handle: RePEc:wrk:warwec:266
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  1. Calzolari, Giorgio, 1979. "Antithetic variates to estimate the simulation bias in non-linear models," Economics Letters, Elsevier, vol. 4(4), pages 323-328.
  2. Fair, Ray C, 1980. "Estimating the Expected Predictive Accuracy of Econometric Models," International Economic Review, Department of Economics, University of Pennsylvania and Osaka University Institute of Social and Economic Research Association, vol. 21(2), pages 355-378, June.
  3. Brown, Bryan W & Mariano, Roberto S, 1984. "Residual-Based Procedures for Prediction and Estimation in a Nonlinear Simultaneous System," Econometrica, Econometric Society, vol. 52(2), pages 321-343, March.
  4. Fisher, Paul & Salmon, Mark, 1986. "On Evaluating the Importance of Nonlinearity in Large Macroeconometric Models," International Economic Review, Department of Economics, University of Pennsylvania and Osaka University Institute of Social and Economic Research Association, vol. 27(3), pages 625-646, October.
  5. Mariano, Roberto S & Brown, Bryan W, 1983. "Asymptotic Behavior of Predictors in a Nonlinear Simultaneous System," International Economic Review, Department of Economics, University of Pennsylvania and Osaka University Institute of Social and Economic Research Association, vol. 24(3), pages 523-536, October.
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