Alicja Olejnik
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ABSTRACT

The aim of this paper is to introduce modern testing methods for Spatial Regression Models used for selection of the correct structure of spatial dependencies. Presented methodology allows one to test for the presence of spatial autocorrelation and at a further stage to make the correct model specification. The paper presents some merits and drawbacks of selected statistical test widely used in spatial modelling with some recommendations. The problem of spatial non-stationarity with an appropriate testing procedure is also introduced.

KEYWORDS

spatial regression models, J test, F test, Moran I, spatial non-stationarity

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