The New Palgrave Dictionary of Economics

2018 Edition
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Almon Lag

  • Roger N. Waud
Reference work entry


The Almon distributed lag, due to Shirley Almon (1965), is a technique for estimating the weights of a distributed lag by means of a polynomial specification.

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  • Roger N. Waud
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