Tag Archives: econometrics

Asymptotically Normal

When I first came to LSU (last millennium) we used 3 separate machines to print, fax and copy, had dial up 4200 baud modems, and only the POTUS and other mobsters had satellite phones. Technology has changed so much and … Continue reading

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Asymptotically Valid Co-Variance Estimator

Did you get yours yet? I heard all the hip┬ávariance-co-variance matrices are into bondage validity this year. Econometric validity requires two conditions: no bias and consistency. This may be the first time the egg-heads got it right. Back to the … Continue reading

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Faith-Based Econometrics

It’s wrong like bacon fried Twinkies are wrong. It’s wrong like laughing during Schindler’s List. Not caring about the matrix algebra fundamentals underlying the SAS/Stata commands is wrong when I am cultivating a lifelong habit of learning.** Does a girl … Continue reading

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Popcorn Chicken

I remember being pleasantly surprised the first time I had WalMart deli chicken strips. They were pretty good. And so is the fried okra, but neither hold a candle to fresh popcorn chicken with some honey mustard dipping sauce. My … Continue reading

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