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Handbook of Empirical Economics and Finance

Edited by Aman Ullah, David E. A. Giles

Chapman and Hall/CRC – 2010 – 532 pages

Series: Statistics: A Series of Textbooks and Monographs

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    December 19th 2010

Description

Handbook of Empirical Economics and Finance explores the latest developments in the analysis and modeling of economic and financial data. Well-recognized econometric experts discuss the rapidly growing research in economics and finance and offer insight on the future direction of these fields.

Focusing on micro models, the first group of chapters describes the statistical issues involved in the analysis of econometric models with cross-sectional data often arising in microeconomics. The book then illustrates time series models that are extensively used in empirical macroeconomics and finance. The last set of chapters explores the types of panel data and spatial models that are becoming increasingly significant in analyzing complex economic behavior and policy evaluations.

This handbook brings together both background material and new methodological and applied results that are extremely important to the current and future frontiers in empirical economics and finance. It emphasizes inferential issues that transpire in the analysis of cross-sectional, time series, and panel data-based empirical models in economics, finance, and related disciplines.

Contents

Robust Inference with Clustered Data, A. Colin Cameron and Douglas L. Miller

Efficient Inference with Poor Instruments: A General Framework, Bertille Antoine and Eric Renault

An Information Theoretic Estimator for the Mixed Discrete Choice Model, Amos Golan and William H. Greene

Recent Developments in Cross-Section and Panel Count Models, Pravin K. Trivedi and Murat K. Munkin

An Introduction to Textual Econometrics, Stephen Fagan and Ramazan Gençay

Large Deviations Theory and Econometric Information Recovery, Marian Grendár and George Judge

Nonparametric Kernel Methods for Qualitative and Quantitative Data, Jeffrey S. Racine

The Unconventional Dynamics of Economic and Financial Aggregates, Karim M. Abadir and Gabriel Talmain

Structural Macroeconometric Modeling in a Policy Environment, Martin Fuka─Ź and Adrian Pagan

Forecasting with Interval and Histogram Data: Some Financial Applications, Javier Arroyo, Gloria González-Rivera, and Carlos Maté

Predictability of Asset Returns and the Efficient Market Hypothesis, M. Hashem Pesaran

A Factor Analysis of Bond Risk Premia, Sydney C. Ludvigson and Serena Ng

Dynamic Panel Data Models, Cheng Hsiao

A Unified Estimation Approach for Spatial Dynamic Panel Data Models: Stability, Spatial Co-Integration, and Explosive Roots, Lung-fei Lee and Jihai Yu

Spatial Panels, Badi H. Baltagi

Nonparametric and Semiparametric Panel Econometric Models: Estimation and Testing, Liangjun Su and Aman Ullah

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Author Bio

Aman Ullah is a distinguished professor and chair in the Department of Economics at the University of California, Riverside. Dr. Ullah is an editorial board member of Econometric Reviews, Journal of Nonparametric Statistics, Journal of Quantitative Economics, Macroeconomics and Finance in Emerging Market Economies, and Empirical Economics.

David E.A. Giles is a professor in the Department of Economics at the University of Victoria, British Columbia. Dr. Giles is the North American editor of the Journal of International Trade and Economic Development, associate editor of Communications in Statistics, and an editorial board member of the Journal of Quantitative Economics, Statistical Papers, and Economics Research International.

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Description: Edited by Aman Ullah, David E. A. Giles. Handbook of Empirical Economics and Finance explores the latest developments in the analysis and modeling of economic and financial data. Well-recognized econometric experts discuss the rapidly growing research in economics and finance and offer insight...
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