Strengthening policy analysis

econometric tests using microcomputer software

Lawrence James Haddad, M. Daniel Westbrook, Danie Driscoll, Ellen Payongayong, Joshua Rozen, Melvyn Weeks
microcomputers in policy research

"This ... is a manual outlining how to conduct some fairly basic econometric tests and procedures to determine the robustness of the estimated parameters upon which policy decisions are frequently based. ...[It] address[es] a number of issues relating to the choice of model variables, the choice of estimation method, and the sensitivity of results to missing or extreme data values"--P. vii.