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STICERD Econometrics Seminar Series

On Local Projection Based Inference

Keli Xu (Indiana University)

Thursday 19 May 2022 14:00 - 15:30

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About this event

This Montiel Olea and Plagborg-Møller (2021) recently propose robust confidence intervals for impulse responses based on the lag-augmented local projection regression, under the full mean independence assumption on the shock process. We show that their uniformity result remains valid for a more general class of martingale difference shocks, as long as score contributions of the lag-augmented regression are serially uncorrelated. We further propose new (tuning-parameter-free) robust confidence intervals which allow for general serial correlation in score contributions.

STICERD Econometrics seminars are held on Thursdays in term time at 14.00-15.30, in SAL 3.05, unless specified otherwise.

Seminar organisers: Professor Tai Otsu and Dr. Vassilis Hajivassiliou.

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