Under Misspecification: Some Monte Carlo Evidence on the Kmenta link: :cup:etheor:vyip. Jan Kmenta (January 3, – July 24, ) was a Czech-American economist . He was the . Kmenta, J. (, revised ed. ). Elements of Econometrics. New York: Macmillan. (Original edition also available in Spanish, Portuguese. When there is ho- moskedasticity, the two estimated variances would, in large samples, differ only because of sampling fluctuation (Kmenta ; McClendon.

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Kmenta has made multiple other contributions incorporated into the core of econometrics. As a result, his work is referenced in publications in medicine, political science, insurance underwriting, antitrust litigation, and energy issues, to list but a few.

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Jan Kmenta Passed Away”. With his focus on econometrics and a strong background in mathematics and statistics Kmenta was a major contributor to this effort. He was married to award-winning Australian filmmaker Barbara Chobocky. This page was last edited on 14 Novemberat To purchase short term access, please sign in to your Oxford Academic account above. Don’t already have an Oxford Academic account? Sydney University was offering evening courses mainly but not exclusively for servicemen in which Kmenta managed to enroll.

Elements of Econometrics2nd ed. This article is also available for rental through DeepDyve. In addition to listing what might be called well-solved problems, they made explicit the implied assumptions underlying them, what can be said if the assumptions are not logically valid, and how to obtain useful results in these cases. A Mixed Event Response Model. Kmenta received 24 academic honors, awards, and prizes during his career, beginning with being made a fellow of the American Statistical Association in and a fellow of the Econometric Society inand stretching through when he received the NEURON Award for Lifetime Achievement in Economics.


As econometrics matured from a collection of clever solutions for specific problems into its own major field of research, econometricians worked to integrate what was known into a systematic whole greater than the sum of its parts. Close mobile search navigation Article navigation.

A wide-ranging econometrician, his papers analyze topics as disparate as small sample properties of estimators, missing observations, estimation of production function parameters, and ridge regression among many others. Keep things as simple as possible. Please help improve it by rewriting it in an encyclopedic style.

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Sign In or Create an Account. But the employment officer in Sydney would not allow an emigrant to have a job like that and instead sent him to a metal-stamping plant in Balmain. Kmenta was assigned to breaking rocks in a stone quarry in Picton near Sydney.

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After earning his PhD in Economics with a minor in Statistics from Stanford under Kenneth Arrow in[2] Kmenta held academic positions at the University of Wisconsin —65, Michigan State University —73, and the University of Michigan emeritus and was a visiting faculty member at universities in five countries. Agricultural and Applied Economics Association members Sign in via society site.

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By kmenya this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. There is no doubt, however, kmwnta he is best known to the general economics profession around the world for his internationally acclaimed textbook, Elements of Econometrics titled after Euclid’s Elements which was first published in and extensively revised in a second edition.

Theory and Practice and is the author of at least 34 [4] published econometrics papers. Email alerts New kmennta alert. Kmenta died on July 24, He edited two books with James B.

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Article PDF first page preview. Oberhofer formally established conditions for validity of the iterative estimation method most widely used in econometrics today, while his simplified estimation of the constant elasticity of substitution constant elasticity of substitution production function both gave “the nascent field of industrial organization a new set of powerful tools for studying firm efficiency” [6] and has been used to analyze the cost of network infrastructure, [7] among many other applications.

This was a task at which he excelled, managing to get himself fired even kmejta a time of extreme labor shortage so that he could attempt to continue mmenta education. Retrieved from ” https: It furthers the University’s objective of excellence in research, scholarship, and education by publishing worldwide.

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PragueCzech Republic. Kmenta wrote extensively on econometric model building as well as econometric methods. Professor Charles Birch made them feel welcome and advised them regarding administrative procedures for admission to the university and similar matters.

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