Spatial and Cultural Autocorrelation in International Datasets

@inproceedings{Eff2004SpatialAC,
  title={Spatial and Cultural Autocorrelation in International Datasets},
  author={Ellis Anthon Eff},
  year={2004}
}
Positive autocorrelation implies that proximate observations take on similar values. “Proximate” can be defined in many different dimensions. In a cross-section of nations, it can be defined using physical distance, cultural similarity, ecological similarity, or using frequency and intensity of interaction, such as trade relationships or enemy and ally relationships. Autocorrelation of regression residuals presents well-known problems in least-squares estimation, but autocorrelation also… CONTINUE READING

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