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In particular, when it is evaluated at restricted estimates U, the explained sum of squares is an LM test statistic for testing the restrictions. The normalization of the regressand by its standard error means that other test statistics, such as nR2 and the ordinary F-statistic for the coefficients on the regressors that correspond to the restricted parameters to be zero, are also asymptotically valid. However, they seem to have slightly poorer finite-sample properties than the ESS (Davidson and MacKinnon, 1984b).
MACKINNON AN ARTIFICIAL REGRESSION FOR GMM ESTIMATION Another useful artificial regression, much less well known than the OPG regression, is available for a class of models estimated by the generalized method of moments (GMM). Many such models can be formulated in terms of functions ft(θ) of the model parameters and the data, such that, when they are evaluated at the true θ, their expectations conditional on corresponding information sets, Ωt, vanish. The Ωt usually contain all information available prior to the time of observation t, and so, as with the GNR and the OPG regression, lags of dependent variables are allowed.
16 R. G. MACKINNON C H A P T E R O N E Artificial Regressions Russell Davidson and James G. MacKinnon 1 INTRODUCTION All popular nonlinear estimation methods, including nonlinear least squares (NLS), maximum likelihood (ML), and the generalized method of moments (GMM), yield estimators which are asymptotically linear. Provided the sample size is large enough, the behavior of these nonlinear estimators in the neighborhood of the true parameter values closely resembles the behavior of the ordinary least squares (OLS) estimator.