Chapter

Encompassing

David F. Hendry

in Dynamic Econometrics

Published in print February 1995 | ISBN: 9780198283164
Published online November 2003 | e-ISBN: 9780191596384 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/0198283164.003.0014

Series: Advanced Texts in Econometrics

 Encompassing

More Like This

Show all results sharing this subject:

  • Econometrics and Mathematical Economics

GO

Show Summary Details

Preview

Encompassing seeks to resolve the proliferation of rival models for the same data set by requiring any given model to account for the results obtained by other models, whether nested or non‐nested. Encompassing is reflexive and anti‐symmetric, but not transitive, whereas parsimonious encompassing (a small model explaining a larger model within which it is embedded) is transitive and invariant under isomorphic re‐specification. The Lucas critique for feedback against expectational models is analysed in terms of encompassing and super exogeneity, making such claims refutable as well as confirmable.

Keywords: encompassing; expectational models; feedback; Lucas critique; non‐nested hypotheses; parsimonious encompassing; rival models

Chapter.  22990 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: Econometrics and Mathematical Economics

Full text: subscription required

How to subscribe Recommend to my Librarian

Buy this work at Oxford University Press »

Users without a subscription are not able to see the full content. Please, subscribe or login to access all content.