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A History of Econometrics: The Reformation from the 1970s

Duo Qin


This book is a sequel of Qin's previous OUP volume The Formation of Econometrics: A Historical Perspective. That book traces the history roughly during the period 1930-1960. The present book is focused on the reformists’ movements mainly during the 1970s and 1980s. After a background description of the formation and consolidation of the Cowles Commission (CC) paradigm, it traces and analyses the three major methodological attempts to resolve problems involved in model choice and specification of the CC paradigm. These attempts have reoriented the focus of econometric research from internal que ... More

Keywords: History of econometrics, Cowles Commission, model design, specification, estimation, testing

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2013 Print ISBN-13: 9780199679348
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: September 2013 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199679348.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Duo Qin, author
Professor of Economics, SOAS, University of London