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Difference between the asymptotic covariance matrices of ('0) and of [II X, II (b,. -S, )/0,0]' • A useful scalar measure of the performance of estimators can be 2 2 defined as follows. Suppose that for S, say, IIX(S-S)II 1o tends in distribution to a random variable u, say. Suppose also that Eu exists. Then call this number the (asymptotic) mean squared error of S, and denote it by MSE(S). Clearly, MSE(b) = 2 MSE(b,. 30 resp. So a model search is efficient relative to always using the full model and inefficient relative to always using the simplest true model.

I be the i-th data set generated via (1), (2). (a, 1) It should be observed that the Prais-Winsten transformation (4) instead of the usual Cochrane-Orcutt transformation is applied here, which improves the efficiency of the Durbin estimator. 47 N N A. Generation of the distribution of (a, Pl. Regression of y~ on t gives b i and d i • Apply the Durbin-Watson test. If Ho:p=O is not rej~cted the regression coefficient is bi; ~~herwis~ calculate Pi as t~e the regression coefficient of y~ on (Y~-l' t, t-l) and b i as ~ the regression coefficient of Y~-l ~i Y~-l) on (t-Pi (t-l».

This follows from both the study by King and Giles (1984) where several different design matrices reflecting a variety of economic phenomena were investigated and the study by Griffiths and Beesley (1984) where a trended and a stationary explanatory variable were explored. 3. EXPERIMENTAL DESIGN As argued in section 2 the problems inherent to autocorrelation pre-testing are most serious in the case of trended regression models. Therefore, (the simplest version of) this kind of model will be chosen for experimentation in this analysis.