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What can statistics contribute to the analysis of economic structural change?

Gordon J. Anderson

What can statistics contribute to the analysis of economic structural change?

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Published by University of Southampton, Dept. of Economics in Southampton .
Written in English


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StatementGordon J. Anderson and Grayham E.Mizon.
SeriesDiscussion papers in economics and econometrics -- 8802
ContributionsMizon, Grayham E., University of Southampton. Department of Economics.
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Open LibraryOL13914471M

  This analysis is relevant for community colleges, policymakers seeking to provide students with a viable route to upward economic mobility, employers hoping to Author: Elizabeth Mann.


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ISBN: X: OCLC Number: Language Note: English. Description: 1 online resource (xix, pages) Contents: I Introduction What Can Statistics Contribute to the Analysis of Economic Structural Change?--II Identification of Structural Change Testing for Structural Change in Simultaneous Equation Models Specification and.

I Introduction.- 1 What Can Statistics Contribute to the Analysis of Economic Structural Change?.- II Identification of Structural Change.- 2 Testing for Structural Change in Simultaneous Equation Models.- 3 Specification and Stability Tests versus Jackknifing: Some Illustrative Examples S.- 4 The Robustness of the Chow Test to Autocorrelation.

Inthe University of Bonn (FRG) and the International Institute for Applied System Analysis (IIASA) in Laxenburg (Austria), created a joint research group to analyze the relationship between economic growth and structural change.

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