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specification and estimation of a macroeconometric model for Botswana

Xavier Mhozya

specification and estimation of a macroeconometric model for Botswana

by Xavier Mhozya

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Published by Organization for Social Science Research in Eastern Africa in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Botswana
    • Subjects:
    • Botswana -- Economic conditions -- 1966- -- Econometric models.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementXavier Mhozya.
      SeriesOccasional paper ;, no. 1, Occasional paper (Organization for Social Science Research in Eastern Africa) ;, no. 1.
      ContributionsOrganization for Social Science Research in Eastern Africa.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHC930 .M47 1991
      The Physical Object
      Pagination29 p. ;
      Number of Pages29
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1699725M
      LC Control Number91982748

      specification, macroeconometric models provide substantial flexibility in tailoring individual equations and variables to the needs of the modeler. The models can range from a few dozen equations to several thousand; they may be backward or forward looking; and macroeconometric models can be regional, national, or international in scope. Estimating DSGE models using the Metropolis-Hastings algorithm; In addition to the text book references above, a list of the relevant research articles will be provided. Structural Factor model (SFM) Specification and estimation. Tools: Impulse response functions, variance decomposition, historical decomposition.

        This book surveys the theories, techniques (model- building and data collection), and applications of econometrics. KEY TOPICS: It focuses on those aspects of econometrics that are of major importance to readers and researchers interested in performing, evaluating, or understanding econometric studies in a variety of areas. It reviews matrix notation and the use of multivariate Reviews: 1. Advances in Econometrics is essential reading for academics, researchers and practitioners who are involved in applied economic, business or social science research, and eager to keep up with the latest methodological tools. The series: Disseminates new ideas in a style that is more extensive and self-contained than journal articles, with many papers including supplementary computer code and.

      However, most of these models can be criticized in the ground of both the application of time series econometrics in estimating behavioural equations and the construction of such equations in the models. For example, the early macroeconometric models (e.g., Rashid (), Hossain (), Rahman and Shilpi ()) assumed variables. ods for complete models are now routine. In particular, the availability of fast, inexpensive computers has made stochastic simulation routine, and this has greatly expanded the ways in which models can be tested and analyzed. This chapter discusses computational methods for the estimation and analysis of macroeconometric models.


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Additional Physical Format: Online version: Mhozya, Xavier. Specification and estimation of an econometric model of Botswana. Braunton, Devon: Merlin Books, ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: pages: illustrations ; 24 cm: Contents: Macroeconomic methodology --A theoretical model --An econometric model --Other econometric models --Estimation --Solution --Evaluating predictive accuracy --Evaluating static and dynamic properties --Optimal control analysis --Models with rational expectations.

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Macroeconometric models have a supply and a demand side for estimation of these parameters. Kydland and Prescott call it the system of equations approach. [1] Large-scale macroeconometric model can be defined as a set of stochastic equations with definitional and institutional relationships denoting the behaviour of economic agents.

specification of the stochastic structure of the variables etc. Estimation and testing of models: The models are estimated on the basis of the observed set of data and are tested for their suitability.

This is the part of the statistical inference of the modelling. Various estimation procedures are used to know the. model. This partition facilitates the estimation of some models while being general enough to encompass existing particle filters.

The general idea of the procedure follows. First, for given values of the parameters, we solve for the equilibrium of the model with a non-linear solution method.

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The following is a simple multiplier model. C t is consumption, I t is investment, Y t is total income or GDP, G t is government spending, and r t is the interest rate. The t subscripts refer to period t. (1) C t = a 1 + a 2 Y t + e t.

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It is strongly. Sune Karlsson, in Handbook of Economic Forecasting, 1 Introduction. Vector autoregressions (VARs) have become the workhorse model for macroeconomic forecasting. The initial use in economics was to a large degree motived by Sims () critique of the “incredible restrictions” used by the large macroeconometric models developed in the s and much effort was put into tools for.Macroeconometric modelling is carried out mainly through the Monetary Model of Singapore (MMS) and Satellite Model of Singapore (SMS), in addition to supporting spreadsheet models.

This approach resonates with our pluralistic approach to economic surveillance and forecasting.More of an art than a science, cost estimating requires a thorough understanding of project scope, past price history, and current market conditions, as well as with a generous application of human judgment.

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