Applying spatial techniques: What can we learn about theory?. Henry G. Overman LSE, CEP & CEPR. Lecture for the 19 th Advance Summer School in Regional Science. Publishing papers in spatial economics. Types of paper: Methodological Applied
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Henry G. Overman
LSE, CEP & CEPR
Lecture for the 19th Advance Summer School in Regional Science
HGO: What new things do we learn about growth?
Wooldridge, p. 7
Fixed/Random effects estimation to get coefficient on education
cIRS(s) + dLINKAGES(s) + eRESOURCE(s) +
Harrigan (1997) classical trade theory + simple translog revenue function + hicks neutral technology
“Estimate don’t test”
3. Too much emphasis on application of methods [c.f. heteroscedastic robust errors]
4. Too little attention on issues of role of theory and importance of identification
5. Class of models approaches to identification may be better than structural