Bayesian Global Vector Autoregressions

Estimation of Bayesian Global Vector Autoregressions (BGVAR) with different prior setups and the possibility to introduce stochastic volatility. Built-in priors include the Minnesota, the stochastic search variable selection and Normal-Gamma (NG) prior. For a reference see also Crespo Cuaresma, J., Feldkircher, M. and F. Huber (2016) "Forecasting with Global Vector Autoregressive Models: a Bayesian Approach", Journal of Applied Econometrics, Vol. 31(7), pp. 1371-1391 . Post-processing functions allow for doing predictions, structurally identify the model with short-run or sign-restrictions and compute impulse response functions, historical decompositions and forecast error variance decompositions. Plotting functions are also available.


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install.packages("BGVAR")

2.1.3 by Maximilian Boeck, 23 days ago


Browse source code at https://github.com/cran/BGVAR


Authors: Maximilian Boeck [aut, cre] , Martin Feldkircher [aut] , Florian Huber [aut] , Christopher Sims [ctb]


Documentation:   PDF Manual  


Task views: Time Series Analysis


GPL-3 license


Imports abind, bayesm, coda, GIGrvg, graphics, knitr, MASS, Matrix, methods, parallel, Rcpp, stats, stochvol, utils, xts, zoo

Suggests testthat, rmarkdown

Linking to Rcpp, RcppArmadillo, RcppProgress, stochvol, GIGrvg


See at CRAN