Special Issue "Recent Developments of Specification Testing"
A special issue of Econometrics (ISSN 2225-1146).
Deadline for manuscript submissions: closed (31 December 2015).
Prof. Yongmiao Hong
Department of Economics and Department of Statistical Science, 424 Uris Hall, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY 14850, USA
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Interests: model specification testing, nonlinear time series analysis, locally stationary time series analysis, generalized spectral analysis, financial econometrics, and modeling interval-valued time series data
It is well known that model misspecification has important implications on the inference of and interpretation of econometric models. Specification testing plays an important role in econometric modeling and model evaluation. Substantial achievements on the theory and methods of specification testing have been made over the past three decades or so. Modern empirical studies often include the testing of various model misspecifications, and the tool kits of specification tests that are available to applied econometricians have increased enormously.
The main purpose of this Special Issue is to further promote research in this important area. We welcome the submission of high quality, original research in this field, including studies concerning new specification testing theories and methods for various econometrics models, ranging from those concerning the conditional mean to entire conditional distributions, in the contexts of cross-sectional, time series, and panel data, respectively. Both parametric and nonparametric testing approaches are encouraged, and solid applications of specification testing to modeling real economic and financial data are also welcome.
Prof. Yongmiao Hong
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- empirical analysis
- model misspecification
- nonparametric approach
- parametric approach
- specification analysis
- specification test