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Past, Present, and Possible Future of Macroeconometric Models and Their Uses

Lawrence R. Klein

in Comparative Performance of U.S. Econometric Models

Published in print:
1991
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195057720
eISBN:
9780199854967
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195057720.003.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Econometrics

Econometrics, as a total subject, is older than macroeconometric model building and deserves a separate historical inquiry. Early investigations of demand–supply functions, income distributions, ... More


Performance of Quarterly Econometric Models of the United States: A New Round of Model Comparisons

F. Gerard Adams and Lawrence R. Klein

in Comparative Performance of U.S. Econometric Models

Published in print:
1991
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195057720
eISBN:
9780199854967
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195057720.003.0002
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Econometrics

This chapter focuses on the response of the various econometric models to a number of alternatively specified external shocks. Altogether, 11 model groups supplied simulation results for the model ... More


Comparisons of Macroeconometric Models of Developing Economies

Adams F. Gerard and Joaquin Vial

in Comparative Performance of U.S. Econometric Models

Published in print:
1991
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195057720
eISBN:
9780199854967
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195057720.003.0010
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Econometrics

Comparisons of the performance of econometric models serve a number of purposes. These goals motivate the comparisons of econometric models of less developed countries (LDCs) as they have previous ... More


Comparing Macroeconomic Model Forecasts under Common Assumptions

Stephen K. McNees

in Comparative Performance of U.S. Econometric Models

Published in print:
1991
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195057720
eISBN:
9780199854967
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195057720.003.0003
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Econometrics

Economic forecasts differ because forecasters use different macroeconomic models. However, even if everyone used the same model, all forecasts would not be identical. Most forecasts reflect a complex ... More


Model Comparisons and Appraisals 1

Robert J. Shiller

in Comparative Performance of U.S. Econometric Models

Published in print:
1991
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195057720
eISBN:
9780199854967
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195057720.003.0012
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Econometrics

The Model Comparison Seminar has produced some striking findings. The differences in the properties of the major macroeconometric models are much bigger than one might have expected given their ... More


The Advice of Others: When and How We Benefit From It

Guido Biele and Jörg Rieskamp

in Simple Heuristics in a Social World

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780195388435
eISBN:
9780199950089
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195388435.003.0013
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

Social learning is fundamental to human cultural evolution and an important aspect of social rationality. This chapter examines how advice influences decision making and learning. A brief review of ... More


A Theory of Approximation for Stochastic Biochemical Processes

David Thorsley and Eric Klavins

in Control Theory and Systems Biology

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262013345
eISBN:
9780262258906
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262013345.003.0012
Subject:
Biology, Biomathematics / Statistics and Data Analysis / Complexity Studies

This chapter analyzes stochastic models, demonstrating a powerful technique for model comparison and model calibration. The method uses the mathematical construct known as the Wasserstein ... More


Info-Metrics and Statistical Inference: Continuous Problems

Amos Golan

in Foundations of Info-Metrics: Modeling, Inference, and Imperfect Information

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
November 2017
ISBN:
9780199349524
eISBN:
9780199349555
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199349524.003.0013
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Econometrics

In this chapter I concentrate on continuous inferential problems: problems where the dependent variable is continuous, such as classical regression problems. As in the previous chapter, using duality ... More


Conclusion

Joseph A. Veech

in Habitat Ecology and Analysis

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9780198829287
eISBN:
9780191868078
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198829287.003.0012
Subject:
Biology, Ecology, Biomathematics / Statistics and Data Analysis / Complexity Studies

Because habitat is so crucial to the survival and reproduction of individual organisms and persistence of populations, it has long been studied by wildlife ecologists. However, the modern concept of ... More


Graphs on structured spaces

A.C.C. Coolen, A. Annibale, and E.S. Roberts

in Generating Random Networks and Graphs

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780198709893
eISBN:
9780191780172
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198709893.003.0010
Subject:
Physics, Theoretical, Computational, and Statistical Physics

This chapter moves beyond viewing nodes as homogeneous dots set on a plane. To introduce more complicated underlying space, multiplex networks (which are defined with layers of interaction on the ... More


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