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Econometrics as a con art : exposing the limitations and abuses of econometrics / Imad A. Moosa.

By: Moosa, Imad A.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookCall no.: HB139 .M635 2017Publication: Cheltenham, UK ; Northampton, MA, USA : Edward Elgar Publishing, c2017Description: ix, 288 p. : ill.ISBN: 9781785369940; 1785369946.Subject(s): Econometrics
Contents:
The nature and evolution of econometrics -- Components, functions and related disciplines -- Econometrics as a science -- The laws of economics and science -- Econometric analysis: Loopholes and shortcomings -- Criticism of econometrics: Keynes, Leamer, Lucas and the Austrians -- Stir-fry regressions as a con job -- Cointegration analysis: principles and fallacies -- Cointegration analysis: applications and illustrations -- Sensitivity and insensitivity of empirical results -- The forecasting fiasco -- Concluding thoughts.
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 243-281) and index.

The nature and evolution of econometrics -- Components, functions and related disciplines -- Econometrics as a science -- The laws of economics and science -- Econometric analysis: Loopholes and shortcomings -- Criticism of econometrics: Keynes, Leamer, Lucas and the Austrians -- Stir-fry regressions as a con job -- Cointegration analysis: principles and fallacies -- Cointegration analysis: applications and illustrations -- Sensitivity and insensitivity of empirical results -- The forecasting fiasco -- Concluding thoughts.

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