Modified Wald tests for non-linear restrictions: a cautionary tale

Kim Leng Goh, Maxwell L. King

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This paper uses Monte Carlo simulation to examine the size and power properties of two modified Wald tests for non-linear restrictions. We find that the modifications can sometimes reduce power and need not result in improved size properties in small samples.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)133-138
Number of pages6
JournalEconomics Letters
Issue number2
Publication statusPublished - 1 Nov 1996


  • Monte Carlo simulation
  • Non-linear restrictions
  • Power
  • Size
  • Wald test

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