NZESG - New Zealand Economic Study Group

NZESG Meeting 2, 21 October 1997

  • 9.00 - 9.10am: Welcome and Introduction, Peter C.B. Phillips (Yale University and University of Auckland)
  • 9.15 - 10.30am: Applied Econometrics

    Econometric testing of the "convergence in international output" hypothesis: An overview and some new results on "clubs"
    Les Oxley (University of Waikato)

    "Food share, household size economies and measurement error: results from a household survey experiment"
    John Gibson (University of Waikato)

  • 10:30 - 10:45am: Coffee Break
  • 10:45 - 12:00am: Mixed Session

    "Trade in services using panel data in the form of bilateral trade data over time"
    Colin Hargreaves (ANU)

    "Partial GMM and Concentrated GMM Estimation"
    Hailong Qian (Victoria University of Wellington)

  • 12:00 - 1:00pm: Lunch
  • 1:00 - 2:00pm: Econometric Theory

    "Bayesian Vector Error Correction Forecasting Models"
    Ron Bewley (University of New South Wales)

    2:00 - 2.15pm: Coffee Break

    2:15 - 4pm: Panel Discussion: Macroeconometric Modelling
    Chair: Peter C.B. Phillips

    Introduction by Alasdair Scott: The RBNZ Model
    Panel: Carl Walsh, Ron Bewley, Colin Hargreaves and Clifford Wymer

  • 4.00 - 4:15pm: Closing Comments - Peter C.B. Phillips