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Nonparametric Estimation of Additive Models withHomogeneous Components
The importance of homogeneity as a restriction on functional forms has been well recognized in economic theory. Imposing additive separability is also quite popular since many economics models become easier to interpret ...
Neoclassical Convergence Versus Technological Catch-Up
A Contribution for Reaching a Consensus
New macro empirical evidence is provided to assess the relative importance of object and idea gaps in explaining the world income distribution dynamics. Formal statistical hypothesis tests allow us to discriminate between ...
The Empirical Determinants of the Euro
Short and Long Run Perspectives
The behavior of the dollar/euro exchange rate is modeled using a monetary model of the exchange rate. The econometric analysis is complicated by the short sample span of actual euro data available for analysis. Hence, data ...
Spreadsheets as Tools for Statistical Computing and Statistics Education
Spreadsheets are an ubiquitous program category, and we will discuss their use in statistics and statistics education on various levels, ranging from very basic examples to extremely powerful methods. Since the spreadsheet ...