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Introduction

David F. Hendry

in Dynamic Econometrics

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198283164
eISBN:
9780191596384
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198283164.003.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Econometrics

Econometric modelling of economic time series requires discovering sustainable and interpretable relationships between observed economic variables. Critical and constructive aspects are ... More


Econometric Concepts

David F. Hendry

in Dynamic Econometrics

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198283164
eISBN:
9780191596384
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198283164.003.0002
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Econometrics

The main concepts for empirical modelling of economic time series are explained: parameter and parameter space; constancy; structure; distributional shape; identification and observational ... More


Empirical Models

Kevin A. Clarke and David M. Primo

in A Model Discipline: Political Science and the Logic of Representations

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780195382198
eISBN:
9780199932399
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195382198.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

Empirical models are the subject of this chapter. We begin by defining what an empirical model is and its relationship to the data. We discuss how to understand an empirical model under the ... More


Why Most Numbers Published in Social Sciences Are Dead on Arrival

Rein Taagepera

in Making Social Sciences More Scientific: The Need for Predictive Models

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2008
ISBN:
9780199534661
eISBN:
9780191715921
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199534661.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics, Political Economy

The numbers published in physics are steppingstones for further inquiry, because they are few and other researchers often make use of them. The numbers published in social sciences are endpoints, ... More


Contracts and Global Sourcing

Pol Antràs

in Global Production: Firms, Contracts, and Trade Structure

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691168272
eISBN:
9781400873746
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691168272.003.0004
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Macro- and Monetary Economics

This chapter analyzes the implications of weak contract enforcement for the international organization of production. With that goal in mind, the chapter starts by going back to the benchmark ... More


Liquidity and Inflation Effects on Consumers' Expenditure

David F. Hendry and Thomas von Ungern‐Sternberg

in Econometrics: Alchemy or Science?: Essays in Econometric Methodology

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198293545
eISBN:
9780191596391
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198293542.003.0010
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Econometrics

An integral correction mechanism (based on liquid assets) related to servomechanistic control theory improved the DHSY specification and explained the role of inflation as measuring the erosion of ... More


Testing the Unified Theory of Colleague Valuation in the U.S. House of Representatives

Kristin Kanthak and George A. Krause

in The Diversity Paradox: Parties, Legislatures, and the Organizational Foundations of Representation in America

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199891726
eISBN:
9780199933433
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199891726.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter provides an empirical test of the formal model derived in the previous chapter, drawing on methods from the Empirical Implications of Theoretical Models (EITM) tradition. The dependent ... More


From formalism to experience:: a Jamesian perspective on music, computing, and consciousness

Meurig Beynon

in Music and Consciousness: Philosophical, Psychological, and Cultural Perspectives

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199553792
eISBN:
9780191728617
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199553792.003.0051
Subject:
Psychology, Music Psychology, Cognitive Psychology

In his essay ‘Does consciousness exist?’ William James identifies a commonly held (mis)conception: that consciousness is ‘one element, moment, factor — call it what you like — of an experience of ... More


Three Models for Mussel Ecology

David L. Strayer

in Freshwater Mussel Ecology: A Multifactor Approach to Distribution and Abundance

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520255265
eISBN:
9780520942523
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520255265.003.0009
Subject:
Biology, Aquatic Biology

Quantitative models are needed to integrate multiple controlling factors into a satisfactory understanding of mussel populations. Ecologists have either implicitly or explicitly adopted three general ... More


Patterns, Questions, and Predictions

Walter K. Dodds

in Laws, Theories, and Patterns in Ecology

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520260405
eISBN:
9780520944541
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520260405.003.0004
Subject:
Biology, Ecology

This chapter presents some questions leading to patterns that can be used for predictive ecological science. It describes the utility of empirical and mechanistic models, neutral models, and natural ... More


Empirical and semi-empirical models of codon evolution

Adrian Schneider and Gina M. Cannarozzi

in Codon Evolution: Mechanisms and Models

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780199601165
eISBN:
9780191810114
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199601165.003.0003
Subject:
Biology, Evolutionary Biology / Genetics

This chapter first describes the empirical codon model presented by Schneider et al. in 2005, demonstrating its advantages over amino acid models for aligning coding sequences. It then outlines two ... More


Epilogue

David F. Hendry

in Empirical Model Discovery and Theory Evaluation: Automatic Selection Methods in Econometrics

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780262028356
eISBN:
9780262324410
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262028356.003.0024
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Econometrics

An Epilogue allows authors to recount and explain the plot; it is an end, but not a conclusion. Much research remains necessary to fully develop automatic methods for empirical model discovery with ... More


Empirical Dynamic Modeling

Michael J. Fogarty and Jeremy S. Collie

in Fishery Ecosystem Dynamics

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780198768937
eISBN:
9780191822209
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198768937.003.0014
Subject:
Biology, Aquatic Biology, Ecology

Empirical Dynamic Modeling offers a flexible complement to standard mechanistic modeling approaches. Because it makes no assumptions concerning the structural form of ecological processes, it can ... More


A Critical Intellectual History of the Historical-Critical Paradigm in Biblical Studies

Joshua A. Berman

in Inconsistency in the Torah: Ancient Literary Convention and the Limits of Source Criticism

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
June 2017
ISBN:
9780190658809
eISBN:
9780190675295
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190658809.003.0012
Subject:
Religion, Judaism, Religion in the Ancient World

This chapter seeks to understand the origins of the intellectual commitments that shape the discipline today, and its halting disposition toward empirical models of textual growth. It examines how ... More


Our Framework in a Comparative Analytic Perspective

Emery Roe and Paul R. Schulman

in Reliability and Risk: The Challenge of Managing Interconnected Infrastructures

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780804793933
eISBN:
9780804798624
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804793933.003.0006
Subject:
Business and Management, Organization Studies

Current models of ICISs often assume a cat’s-cradle of interconnectivity, in which everything is connected to everything else. This chapter calls that assumption into question from the perspective of ... More


Harvesting at the Ecosystem Level

Michael J. Fogarty and Jeremy S. Collie

in Fishery Ecosystem Dynamics

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780198768937
eISBN:
9780191822209
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198768937.003.0013
Subject:
Biology, Aquatic Biology, Ecology

Energy entering at the base of the food web places inherent constraints on total harvest from an ecosystem. Empirical relationships have been established between fishery yield and factors such as ... More


In the wake of buzzards: from modelling to conservation and management in a changing landscape

Eduardo Arraut, David W. Macdonald, and Robert E. Kenward

in Wildlife Conservation on Farmland Volume 2: Conflict in the countryside

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780198745501
eISBN:
9780191821776
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198745501.003.0010
Subject:
Biology, Biodiversity / Conservation Biology, Ecology

After 600 years of persecution, during which dramatic population fluctuations occurred, common buzzards are increasing in abundance and recolonizing most of lowland UK. But recovery is bringing them ... More


Introduction

Joshua A. Berman and Joshua A. Berman

in Inconsistency in the Torah: Ancient Literary Convention and the Limits of Source Criticism

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
June 2017
ISBN:
9780190658809
eISBN:
9780190675295
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190658809.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Judaism, Religion in the Ancient World

The introduction opens by reviewing the fragmented state of the field of source criticism as it was presented in 2013, at a conference titled “Convergence and Divergence in Pentateuchal Theory: ... More


An Overview of Real-Estate Prices

Radu S. Tunaru

in Real-Estate Derivatives: From Econometrics to Financial Engineering

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780198742920
eISBN:
9780191802874
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198742920.003.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Econometrics, Financial Economics

This chapter provides a brief overview of real-estate prices, describing the importance of this asset class for the economies worldwide, from the US and the UK to Asian and Pacific countries. The ... More


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