The New Palgrave Dictionary of Economics

2018 Edition
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Endogeneity and Exogeneity

  • John Geweke
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Endogeneity and exogeneity are properties of variables in economic or econometric models. The specification of these properties in variables is an essential component of the process of model specification. This article considers their application in the specification of, in turn, deterministic and stochastic models.


Cowles Commission Endogeneity and exogeneity Model specification Simultaneous equations models Statistical inference 

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