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  • Atsushi Inoue (a1) and Gary Solon (a2)
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  • Published online: 01 October 2006

We propose a portmanteau test for serial correlation of the error term in a fixed effects model. The test is derived as a Lagrange multiplier test, but it also has a straightforward Wald test interpretation. In Monte Carlo experiments, the test displays good size and power properties.The authors thank the co-editor, the referee, David Drukker, Christian Hansen, and Jeffrey Wooldridge for their helpful comments.

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Address correspondence to Gary Solon, Department of Economics, Lorch Hall, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI 48109-1220, USA; e-mail:
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Econometric Theory
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