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Abstract:

Econometrics Paper
Developments in the Analysis of Spatial Data
Peter M Robinson
January 2009
Paper No' EM/2009/531:
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Disregarding spatial dependence can invalidate methods for analyzing cross-sectional and panel data. We discuss ongoing work on developing methods that allow for, test for, or estimate, spatial dependence. Much of the stress is on nonparametric and semiparametric methods.