(17) and (18). In this paper, we empirically examine whether the assumptions and predictions of the Hotelling model are consistent with patterns observed in data. We consider nonlinear functional forms for the extraction cost and resource demand to develop an empirical Hotelling model with technological progress and stock dependent extraction costs. Annu Rev Resour Econ 1(1):239–259, Institute for Natural Resources in Africa, United Nations University, International House, 2nd Floor, Annie Jiagge Road, Accra, Ghana, Bren School of Environmental Science and Management, University of California Santa Barbara, 2400 Bren Hall, Santa Barbara, CA, 93106-5131, USA, You can also search for this author in There are two types of assumptions in a statistical model. Suppose that two owners of refreshment stands, George and Henry, are trying to decide where to locate along a stretch of beach. This equation says that \(\Phi \) is constant over time. Now, evaluating (38) at date \(t=0\), we get, Solving Eq. As the access to this document is restricted, you may want to search for a different version of it. Hotelling's rule defines the net price path as a function of time while maximizing economic rent in the time of fully extracting a non-renewable natural resource.The maximum rent is also known as Hotelling rent or scarcity rent and is the maximum rent that could be obtained while emptying the stock resource. (41) with respect to \(z_{0}\theta _{0}\) we obtain, \((\Longrightarrow )\) Conversely, assume that initial conditions and the constant g satisfy Eqs. Therefore, there is no evidence against the GMM specification used in this paper. Some applications to retail competition in a duopoly are also discussed. ". (1996). ", Margaret E. Slade & Henry Thille, 2009. 3 estimates and tests the model’s main proposition. General contact details of provider: http://www.springer.com . Using panel data on fourteen nonrenewable natural resources to estimate this empirical Hotelling model, we get qualitatively different results as compared to the related literature. Suppose there are two competing shops located along the length of a street running north and south, with customers spread equally along the street. Yet none of these have ever considered the effect of multiple agents controlling multiple locations. I too have considered a multi-factor ANOVA and a Hotelling T^2-test – in fact I had initially done the analysis using the Hotelling test. The original Hotelling-Downs model su ers from some problematic assumptions: customers always choose the near-est shop without considering the distance, contradicting to the fact that a shop is no more attractive to a customer if it is too far away. If not, the basic idea is that two ice cream vendors are on a beach that stretches the 0-1 interval. In the Hotelling model that formulates the demand effect by considering just offline demand, the shops in a line city will locate at the center as a the result of competition by games. GMM estimators are known to be consistent, asymptotically normal, and efficient in the class of all estimators that do not use any extra information aside from that contained in the moment conditions. As per the initial model, the actual charges near 50,000 USD are fitted as somewhere near or below 40,000 USD, and this gap keeps increasing upwards. As data for market price \(p_{t}\), extraction rate \(q_{it}\) and average extraction cost \(AC_{it}\) are available, this equation can be used to estimate the primitives \(\alpha \), \(\beta \), \(\gamma \) and \(z_{0i}\) of the Hotelling model. Finally, they allow … We consider nonlinear functional forms for the extraction cost and resource demand to develop an empirical Hotelling model with technological progress and stock dependent extraction costs. the models used for processing a multi-dimensional continuous type in his paper inspired our studies. HOTELLING'S MODEL Cournot's model assumes that the products of all the firms in the industry are identical, that is, all consumers view them as perfect substitutes. This allows to link your profile to this item. Using panel data on fourteen nonrenewable natural resources to estimate this empirical Hotelling model, we get qualitatively different results as compared to the related literature. But these costs must be small, because the people at the end of the beach continue to buy the same amount no matter how far they are from the nearest vendor. Cambridge University Press, New York, Slade ME, Thille H (2009) Whither Hotelling: tests of the theory of exhaustible resources. \end{aligned}$$, $$\begin{aligned} p_{t} - p_{t-1}=\delta (p_{t-1}-\alpha AC_{it-1}) +\alpha (AC_{it}- AC_{it-1}) -\beta g_{it}AC_{it}, \end{aligned}$$, \(\omega =(\alpha , \beta , \gamma , \eta , \mu , \delta , e_{1},\ldots ,e_{n}) \in \Omega \), \(y_{it}=(p_{t}, p_{t-1}, AC_{it}, AC_{it-1}, q_{it})\), \(\phi _{0}=(\omega _{1}, \omega _{2}) \in \Phi \), $$\begin{aligned} E(W_{it}'f(y_{it};\phi _{0}))= E\left[ d_{t}(R_{1})W_{it}'f(y_{it};\omega _{1})+ (1-d_{t}(R_{1}))W_{it}'f(y_{it};\omega _{2})\right] =0 \qquad \phi _{0}\in \Phi , \end{aligned}$$, \((\alpha , \beta , \gamma , \eta , \mu , \delta )\), \((\alpha , \beta , \gamma , \eta , \mu , \delta )=A\omega \), $$\begin{aligned} W_{stat}=T (A_{1}\hat{\omega }_{1}-A_{2}\hat{\omega }_{2})'\left[ \frac{1}{\pi } A_{1}\widehat{Var}(\hat{\omega }_{1})A_{1}'+\frac{1}{1-\pi }A_{2}\widehat{Var}(\hat{\omega }_{2})A_{2}'\right] ^{-1}(A_{1}\hat{\omega }_{1}-A_{2}\hat{\omega }_{2}), \end{aligned}$$, $$\begin{aligned}&H_{03}: h_{i}(\omega )=z_{i0}\theta _{i0}-\frac{g[\alpha (\beta -\alpha +1)-\beta ]-\alpha (\gamma +\delta ) }{(\mu -\delta +\eta g)g^{-\beta }} q_{i0}^{\eta -\beta +\alpha -1}=0, \qquad \forall i, \nonumber \\&H_{02}: h(\omega )=\mu (\beta -\alpha +1-\eta )-\eta (\mu +\gamma )=0,\\&{\textit{with}} \qquad g=\frac{\mu +\gamma }{\beta -(\alpha -1)-\eta }. In Hotelling’s Location Model, firms do not exercise variations in product characteristics; firms compete and price their products in only one dimension, geographic location. Our politicians are “slick” and “untrustworthy,” flip-flopping, betraying those who worked for them in the primaries. A theoretical model of resource extraction 2.1. J Polit Econ 39(2):137–175, Krautkraemer JA (1998) Nonrenewable resource scarcity. THE MODEL The assumptions of the standard 3-firm Hotelling location model are as follows: (i) Three firms i = 1, 2,3 locate on a segment of unit length, at locations xi (i = 1, 2,3) and sell a homogeneous commodity. In this paper, we empirically examine whether the assumptions and predictions of the Hotelling model are consistent with patterns observed in data. \end{aligned}$$, $$\begin{aligned} \mu +\eta g - \delta = \left( -\gamma -(\alpha -1)g +\beta g -\delta -\frac{\beta }{\alpha }g\right) \Phi (0); \qquad \Phi (0)=\frac{ C_{q}(z(0),q(0),S(0))}{p(0)}. T. 2: A Two-Group Multivariate Analysis # 1. Others are about the form of the model. 10 Clearly, in a seq uential-location game, there is one pure Nash equilibrium, where the second entrant These authors introduce an estimator of the covariance matrix that is both well-conditioned and more accurate than the sample covariance matrix asymptotically. Furthermore, the Hotelling model may sustain a zero long-run growth rate in resource prices. The assumptions mentioned above may yield good approximations in many applications, but for transport scheduling, they are oversimpliﬁcations. Highly abstract model: does not refer to anything concrete 2. The variable \(w_{it}\) is constituted of \((AC_{it-1}, q_{it-1}, X_{it-1})\). For technical questions regarding this item, or to correct its authors, title, abstract, bibliographic or download information, contact: (Sonal Shukla) or (Springer Nature Abstracting and Indexing). Furthermore, the Hotelling model may sustain a zero long-run growth rate in resource prices. http://link.springer.com/10.1007/s10640-015-9922-0, Testing the Assumptions and Predictions of the Hotelling Model, A well-conditioned estimator for large-dimensional covariance matrices, A well conditioned estimator for large dimensional covariance matrices, DES - Working Papers. We can, for example, let money sway matters, allowing candidates to “buy” votes. Previously, we described the basic methods for analyzing survival data, as well as, the Cox proportional hazards methods to deal with the situation where several factors impact on the survival process.. To obtain a well-conditioned HAC estimator, we regularize the Newey–West HAC estimator with the regularization procedure of Ledoit and Wolf (2004). \end{aligned}$$, $$\begin{aligned} e^{-gT}=0 \end{aligned}$$, $$\begin{aligned} \lambda _{t+1}-\lambda _{t}=\delta \lambda _{t}-\beta \frac{q_{t+1}}{S_{t+1}}AC_{t+1}. The model I will be using to explain the oil price path is based on a rule for dynamic efficiency which is often used in non-renewable resource economics, the Hotelling rule. In the case where the parameters of the Hotelling model vary between sub-periods, the linearity in the resource stock of the extraction is accepted if there is no evidence to reject the null hypothesis (29) for all sub-periods. Hence, It follows that the constant g is given by, as desired. how can i use hotelling t2 test of my collected data, i collected 403 samples of foreign tourists continent wise in one tourist destination,to find out pre visit expectation and post visit experience and have to find out difference level with 8 same types expectation and experience factors.in SPSS How can i use this hotelling t2 test,pls help me,and mail me, at —- ahmad.wasim1984@gmail.com In other words, we want to show that \(q=gS\) solves the differential equation (37). The paper finds that while the Hotelling theory had contributed to the economics of nonrenewable resources and the rise of the conservationism movement, the assumptions laid out by the theory are not applicable to the real world. The Hotelling Model with Multiple Demands1 G erard Gaudet Stephen W. Salant2 July, 2014 1Forthcoming in Handbook on the Economics of Natural Resources, eds Robert Halvorsen and Dave Layton, Cheltenham, U.K.: Edward Elgar Publ. model a là Hotelling (see T irole, 1988, p.297, for a discussion about this issue). 4.2. Subscription will auto renew annually. Rev Econ Stud 55:615–640, Atewamba C (2013) Managment of nonrenewable natural resources under the hotelling rule. There must be some cost to traveling because customers prefer the closest vendor. The basic Hotelling model In this section, we present a theoretical model of optimal … These moment conditions are defined as functions of parameters and data in a way that their expectation is equal to zero at the true values of the parameters. When requesting a correction, please mention this item's handle: RePEc:kap:enreec:v:66:y:2017:i:1:d:10.1007_s10640-015-9922-0. As \(\hbox {r}=1\) for \(H_{03}\), I can also use the t-statistic, the square of the Wald statistic (58), to test the null assumptions \(H_{03}\), Andrews D (2001) Testing when a parameter is on the boundary of the maintained hypothesis. ... One should be aware that, even though Hotelling's T-square test is robust to violations of assumptions of multivariate normality, the results of Bartlett's test are not robust to normality violations. ", Gregor Schwerhoff & Ottmar Edenhofer & Marc Fleurbaey, 2020. () (Institute for Natural Resources in Africa, United Nations University), () (Bren School of Environmental Science and Management, University of California Santa Barbara). Assuming that the extraction is carried out with constant unit costs, Then the optimal path of extraction of the natural resource would be found by the following equat… Public profiles for Economics researchers, Various rankings of research in Economics & related fields, Curated articles & papers on various economics topics, Upload your paper to be listed on RePEc and IDEAS, RePEc working paper series dedicated to the job market, Pretend you are at the helm of an economics department, Data, research, apps & more from the St. Louis Fed, Initiative for open bibliographies in Economics, Have your institution's/publisher's output listed on RePEc. ", Cynthia Lin, C.-Y. These indications include the choice of instrumental variables, the test of structural stability, the computation of the GMM estimator, and the test of null assumptions \(H_{01}\), \(H_{02}\), and \(H_{03}.\). Noticeable Features of Hotelling’sModel 1. Since the model has many parameters (6 + two times the number of countries producing the resource), the number of instruments used to compute the GMM estimator is very large. We can rewrite the null assumptions \(H_{02}\) and \(H_{03}\) as follow, Under the hypothesis \(H_{02}\) or \(H_{03}\), the Wald statistic. \end{aligned}$$, $$\begin{aligned} \dot{\lambda }(t)=\left( \frac{\dot{\theta }(t)}{\theta (t)} -\eta \frac{\dot{q}(t)}{q(t)}\right) p(t)-\left( -\frac{\dot{z}(t)}{z(t)} +(\alpha -1)\frac{\dot{q}(t)}{q(t)}-\beta \frac{\dot{S}(t)}{S(t)}\right) C_{q}(z(t),q(t),S(t)). Some are distributional assumptions about the residuals. Give the assumptions of the Hotelling linear or main street model. \end{aligned}$$, $$\begin{aligned} {\textit{Left}}(37)= & {} \left( \mu -\delta -\eta g \right) \theta _{0}q_{0}^{-\eta }e^{(\mu +\eta g)t}\nonumber \\&- \left( g(\beta -\alpha +1)-\frac{\beta }{\alpha }g -(\delta +\gamma )\right) \alpha z_{0}^{-1}q_{0}^{\alpha -1}S_{0}^{\beta }e^{(-\gamma -(\alpha -1)g + \beta g)t}\nonumber \\= & {} z_{0}^{-1}\left( \mu -\eta g-\delta \right) (z_{0}\theta _{0})q_{0}^{-\eta }e^{(\mu +\eta g)t}\nonumber \\&-\left\{ g[\alpha (\beta -\alpha +1)-\beta ] -\alpha (\delta +\gamma )\right\} z_{0}^{-1}q_{0}^{\alpha -1}S_{0}^{\beta }e^{(-\gamma -(\alpha -1)g + \beta g)t}\nonumber \\ \end{aligned}$$, $$\begin{aligned} {\textit{Left}}(37)= & {} \frac{q_{0}^{\alpha -1}X_{0}^{\beta }}{z_{0}}\left\{ g[\alpha (\beta -\alpha +1)-\beta ] -\alpha (\delta +\gamma )\right\} \left\{ e^{(\mu +\eta g)t}-e^{(-\gamma -(\alpha -1)g + \beta g)t} \right\} \nonumber \\ \end{aligned}$$, $$\begin{aligned} \mu +\eta g=-\gamma -(\alpha -1)g + \beta g. \end{aligned}$$, $$\begin{aligned} H= & {} pq-C(z,q,S)-\lambda q\nonumber \\= & {} pq-z^{-1}q^{\alpha }S^{-\beta }-(p-C_{q})q\nonumber \\= & {} -z^{-1}q^{\alpha }S^{-\beta }+ \alpha z^{-1}q^{\alpha -1}S^{-\beta }q\nonumber \\= & {} - (1-\alpha )z^{-1}q^{\alpha }S^{-\beta }. Substituting (48) into (47), we get \( {\textit{Left}}(37)=0\) as desired. The ﬁnal section concludes. All one does is use the difference D matrix between matched observations X and Y and treat this as a single population. Downloadable (with restrictions)! Denote by \(R_{s}\), \(s\in \{ 1, 2\} \), the sub-samples corresponding to both sub-periods of the model. Issues and Assumptions ... Hotelling’s . For this analysis, based on 700 cases and two values for DEFAULT, the Hotelling's Trace is .209, which is converted to an F of 48.537 with 3 and 696 degrees of freedom. In particular, we test for multivariate normality and homogeneity of covariance matrices in a … Linear Hotelling model Hotelling model: Second stage (locations given) Derive each rm’s demand function. As in Andrews and Fair (1988), we derive the Wald statistic. Derive the demand curves for each of the sellers 2. Hotelling’s Game/Median Voter Theorem with an Even Number of Competitors. THE MODEL The assumptions of the standard 3-firm Hotelling location model are as follows: (i) Three firms i = 1, 2,3 locate on a segment of unit length, at locations xi (i = 1, 2,3) and sell a homogeneous commodity. \(R_{r}\) is a subset of \(\mathbb {N}\) and \(R_{1} \cap R_{2}= \varnothing \). TESTING STATISTICAL ASSUMPTIONS 2012 Edition ... square or model likelihood chi-square (deviance chi-square) in significance testing when categorical predictors are present. where \(W_{it}\) is the \(it^{th}\) row of W and \(d_{t}(R_{1}) \) is a dummy variable, which is equal to one when \(t \in R_{1}\). Rev Environ Econ Policy 3(1):22–41, Matyas L (1999) Generalised method of moments estimation. where \(\pi T=\#R_{1}\), \(\hat{\omega }_{s}\) is the GMM estimator based on the sub-sample \(R_{s}\),Footnote 10 and \(\widehat{Var}(\hat{\omega }_{s})\) is a Ledoit-Wolf HAC estimator of \(\Sigma \) based on the \(R_{s}\), where \(\Sigma \) is the optimal covariance matrix of the moment variable \(W_{it}'f(y;\omega _{s})\).Footnote 11 This statistic has a limiting \(\chi ^{2}(6)\) distribution under the identifying restrictions of the two sub-samples and is used to test the structural stability of the Hotelling model. In carrying out any statistical analysis it is always important to consider the assumptions for the analysis and confirm that all assumptions are satisfied. where \(z_{0i}\) is a constant capturing the country effect i. ", Roberto Ferreira da Cunha & Antoine Missemer, 2020. In this paper we explore the classic Hotelling model and some of its implications. Calvin Atewamba. 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