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Time-Varying Parameter Vector Autoregressions: Specification, Estimation, and an Application
Thomas A. Lubik
Christian Matthes

Time-varying parameter vector autoregressions (TVP-VARs) have become a popular tool to study the dynamics of macroeconomic time series. In this article, we discuss the specification and estimation of this class of models with a focus on implementability. We provide a step-by-step guide for researchers interested in utilizing this methodology in their own research. Specifically, we discuss how to use Bayesian Gibbs-sampling techniques to easily conduct inference.

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Thomas A. Lubik & Christian Matthes, "Time-Varying Parameter Vector Autoregressions: Specification, Estimation, and an Application" , Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond, Economic Quarterly, issue 4Q, pages 323-352, 2015.
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DOI: 10.21144/eq1010403
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