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Computational Techniques for Econometrics and Economic Analysis

  • D. A. Belsley

Part of the Advances in Computational Economics book series (AICE, volume 3)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-ix
  2. The Computer and Econometric Methods

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 1-1
    2. Ravi Bansal, A. Ronald Gallant, Robert Hussey, George Tauchen
      Pages 3-22
    3. Albert J. Reed, Charles Hallahan
      Pages 45-63
  3. The Computer and Economic Analysis

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 73-73
    2. Alfred Lorn Norman
      Pages 89-108
    3. Berç Rustem
      Pages 109-134
  4. Computational Techniques for Econometrics

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 135-135
    2. William L. Goffe
      Pages 137-149
    3. C. R. Birchenhall
      Pages 151-172
    4. Ismail Chabini, Omar Drissi-Kaïtouni, Michael Florian
      Pages 173-185
  5. The Computer and Econometric Studies

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 187-187
    2. Agapi Somwaru, V. Eldon Ball, Utpal Vasavada
      Pages 207-218
    3. Atreya Chakraborty, Christopher F. Baum
      Pages 219-231
  6. Back Matter
    Pages 233-238

About this book

Introduction

It is unlikely that any frontier of economics/econometrics is being pushed faster, further than that of computational techniques. The computer has become a tool for performing as well as an environment in which to perform economics and econometrics, taking over where theory bogs down, allowing at least approximate answers to questions that defy closed mathematical or analytical solutions. Tasks may now be attempted that were hitherto beyond human potential, and all the forces available can now be marshalled efficiently, leading to the achievement of desired goals.
Computational Techniques for Econometrics and Economic Analysis is a collection of recent studies which exemplify all these elements, demonstrating the power that the computer brings to the economic analysts. The book is divided into four parts: 1 -- the computer and econometric methods; 2 -- the computer and economic analysis; 3 -- computational techniques for econometrics; and 4 -- the computer and econometric studies.

Keywords

Estimator Simulation algorithms calculus econometrics optimization

Editors and affiliations

  • D. A. Belsley
    • 1
  1. 1.Boston CollegeChestnut HillUSA

Bibliographic information

  • DOI https://doi.org/10.1007/978-94-015-8372-5
  • Copyright Information Springer Science+Business Media B.V. 1994
  • Publisher Name Springer, Dordrecht
  • eBook Packages Springer Book Archive
  • Print ISBN 978-90-481-4290-3
  • Online ISBN 978-94-015-8372-5
  • Series Print ISSN 0929-130X
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