False posteriors for the long-term growth determinants

Wojciech W. Charemza*, Rodney Strachan, Piotr Zurawski

*Corresponding author for this work

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    This paper shows: (1) bias may exist in Bayesian methods of selecting regressors; (2) the non-zero posterior inclusion probability of irrelevant regressors might affect the choice of regressors; and (3) how to compute the probability of falsely including a variable.

    Original languageEnglish
    Pages (from-to)144-146
    Number of pages3
    JournalEconomics Letters
    Issue number3
    Publication statusPublished - Dec 2010


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