Structural VAR estimation with exogeneity restrictions

Francisco C. Dias, José A. F. Machado, Maximiano R. Pinheiro

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Abstract

Exogenous variables arise quite naturally in macroeconomic models of small open economies. In these models overidentification is also a common feature. In the presence of exogeneity restrictions and overidentification the usual two-steps approach to the estimation of structural VAR's is not equivalent to Maximum Likelihood (ML). We propose a simple modification of that usual approach which produces ML estimators.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)417-422
Number of pages3
JournalOxford Bulletin of Economics and Statistics
Volume58
Issue number1
Publication statusPublished - 1 May 1996

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