Advances in Econometrics: Volume 2: Fifth World Congress

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Cambridge University Press, Nov 25, 1994 - Business & Economics - 268 pages
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These two volumes, with their focus on econometrics, contain papers delivered at the Fifth World Congress held in l985. Designed to make material accessible to a general audience of economists, these papers should be helpful to anyone with training in economics who wishes to follow new ideas and tendencies in the subject. Advances in Econometrics, Fifth World Congress, Volumes 1 & 2 edited by Professor Truman F. Bewley of Yale University, include a wide variety of topics, comprising empirical and policy oriented subjects as well as theoretical and methodological ones.

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Econometric metaphors
Econometric methodology a personal perspective
Making economics credible
The empirical analysis of tax reforms
Tests for liquidity constraints a critical survey and some new observations
Lifecycle models of consumption Is the evidence consistent with the theory?
A framework for relating microeconomic and macroeconomic evidence on intertemporal substitution
The shortrun behaviour of labour supply
Some pitfalls in applied general equilibrium modeling
Operationalizing Walras experience with recent applied general equilibrium tax models

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TRUMAN F. BEWLEY is Alfred Cowles Professor of Economics at Yale University.