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Some causal lessons from macroeconomics
(Journal of Econometrics, 2003-01-01)
Some of the well-posed causal aspects from macroeconomics were discussed. The causal lessons were supported by the vector-autoregression (VAR) framework of macroeconomics which was analogous to the panel-data approach. The ...
Truth and robustness in cross-country growth regressions
(Oxford Bulletin of Economics and Statistics, 2004-12-01)
We re-examine studies of cross-country growth regressions by Levine and Renelt (American Economic Review, Vol. 82, 1992, pp. 942-963) and Sala-i-Martin (American Economic Review, Vol. 87, 1997a, pp. 178-183; Economics Department, ...
Sound and fury: McCloskey and significance testing in economics
(Journal of Economic Methodology, 2008-03-01)
For more than 20 years, Deidre McCloskey has campaigned to convince the economics profession that it is hopelessly confused about statistical significance. She argues that many practices associated with significance testing ...
Measuring causes: Episodes in the quantitative assessment of the value of money
(History of Political Economy, 2001-12-01)
The vanity of the economist: A comment on Peart and Levy's the "Vanity of the Philosopher"
(American Journal of Economics and Sociology, 2008-07-01)
In the Vanity of the Philosopher, Sandra Peart and David Levy reconsider "postclassical" economics from the vantage point of Adam Smith's "analytical" egalitarianism. Analytical egalitarianism is assumed, not proved; and ...
Automatic inference of the contemporaneous causal order of a system of equations
(Econometric Theory, 2005-02-01)
Allowing the data to speak freely: The macroeconometrics of the cointegrated vector autoregression
(American Economic Review, 2008-05-01)
A bootstrap method for identifying and evaluating a structural vector autoregression
(Oxford Bulletin of Economics and Statistics, 2008-08-01)
Graph-theoretic methods of causal search based on the ideas of Pearl (2000), Spirtes et al. (2000), and others have been applied by a number of researchers to economic data, particularly by Swanson and Granger (1997) to ...
The neoclassical growth model and twentieth-century economics
(History of Political Economy, 2009-12-01)