Victoria Zinde-Walsh

Academic title(s): 

Emeritus Full Professor (Post-Retirement)

Victoria Zinde-Walsh
Contact Information
Email address: 
victoria.zinde-walsh [at] mcgill.ca
Address: 

855 Sherbrooke St. W.
Montreal, Quebec
H3A 2T7

Phone: 
514-398-4400 Ext 09115
Degree(s): 

PhD (Mathematics) Moscow State University

Office: 
Leacock 320
Curriculum vitae: 
Research areas: 
Econometrics
Biography: 

Victoria Zinde-Walsh, Professor of Economics. Vicky Zinde-Walsh came to McGill from the University of Western Ontario in 1988. Her research interests are econometric theory, time series, non-parametric methods and the use of the mathematical theory of generalized functions.

Selected publications: 

Articles in refereed journals

Carrasco M., Moreiro M., Perron B., V. Zinde-Walsh, 2020, “Editor’s introduction: Special Issue in Honor of Jean-Marie Dufour on Identification, Inference, and Causality”, Journal of Econometrics, 208, pp. 243-246.

Galbraith J.W., V. Zinde-Walsh, 2020, “Simple and reliable estimators of coefficients of interest in a model with many potentially confounding effects”, Journal of Econometrics, 208, pp. 609-632.

Davidson, R. and V. Zinde-Walsh, 2017, “Advances in Specification Testing”, Canadian Journal of Economics, 50, 1595-1631.

Zinde-Walsh, V. 2017, “Kernel Estimation when Density May not Exist – A Corrigendum”, Econometric Theory, 33, 1259–1263.

John W. Galbraith , Victoria Zinde-Walsh & Jingmei Zhu, 2015, “GARCH Model Estimation Using Estimated Quadratic Variation”, Econometric Reviews, 34:6-10, 1171-1191.

Zinde-Walsh, V., 2014, “Measurement error and deconvolution in spaces of generalized functions”, Econometric Theory, v. 30, pp. 1207-1246.

Yong Bao, Aman Ullah and Victoria Zinde-Walsh, 2013, “On existence of moment of mean reversion estimator in linear diffusion models”, Economics Letters, 120, pp. 146-148.

Zinde-Walsh, V. ,2011, Presidential Address: Mathematics in economics and econometrics, Canadian Journal of Economics, v.44, pp. 1052-1068.

Yulia Kotlyarova and Victoria Zinde-Walsh, 2010, “Robust estimation in binary choice models’, Communications in Statistics – Theory and Methods, 39, 266-279.

Marcia Schafgans and Victoria Zinde-Walsh, 2010, “Smoothness Adaptive Average Derivative Estimator”, Econometrics Journal, 13, pp.40-62.

Dongming Zhu and Victoria Zinde-Walsh, 2009, “Properties and Estimation of Asymmetric Exponential Power Distribution”, Journal of Econometrics, 148, pp. 86-99.

Serguei Zernov, Victoria Zinde-Walsh and John W. Galbraith, 2009, “Asymptotics for Estimation of Quantile Regressions with Truncated Infinite-Dimensional Processes” Journal of Multivariate Analysis, 100, 497-508.

Victoria Zinde-Walsh, 2008, “Kernel estimation when density may not exist”, Econometric Theory, 24, pp. 696-725.

Victoria Zinde-Walsh, 2008, “Consequences of lack of smoothness in nonparametric estimation” (in Russian), Quantile, no.4, pp.57-69.

Yulia Kotlyarova and Victoria Zinde-Walsh, 2007 “Robust kernel density estimation in models with unknown smoothness”, Journal of Nonparametric Statistics., 19-2, pp. 89-101.

Yulia Kotlyarova and Victoria Zinde-Walsh, 2006 “Non- and semi- parametric estimation in models with unknown smoothness”, Economics Letters, 93, pp. 369-386.

John W. Galbraith, Victoria Zinde-Walsh, 2004, Évaluation de critères d’information pour les modéles de séries chronologiques, L’Actualité économique, vol.80, n. 2, juin-sept. 2004, pp. 207-227.

Victoria Zinde-Walsh, 2002 “Asymptotic Theory for some High Breakdown Point Estimators”, Econometric Theory, 18, 1172-1196.

John W.Galbraith, Aman Ullah and Victoria Zinde-Walsh, 2002, “Estimation of the Vector Moving Average Model by Vector Autoregression”, Econometric Reviews, 21(2) 2002, pp. 205-219.

Marcia Schafgans and Victoria Zinde-Walsh, 2002 “On Intercept Estimation in the Sample Selection Model”, Econometric Theory, 18, pp. 40-50.

Nikolay Gospodinov and Victoria Zinde-Walsh, 2000, “An Empirical Likelihood Ratio Test for a Unit Root” (Solution), Econometric Theory, 16, no.1, pp. 143-146.

John Galbraith and Victoria Zinde-Walsh,1999, “On the Distributions of Augmented Dickey-Fuller statistics in Processes with Moving Average Components”, Journal of Econometrics, 93, pp.25-47.

Victoria Zinde-Walsh, 1998, “Properties of Idempotent Matrix” (Solution), Econometric Theory, 14, no.3, pp. 384.

John Galbraith and Victoria Zinde-Walsh, 1997, “On some Simple, Autoregression-Based Estimation and Identification Techniques for ARMA Models”, Biometrika, 84, pp.685-696.

John Galbraith and Victoria Zinde-Walsh, 1995, “Transforming the Error-Components Model for Estimation with General ARMA Disturbances”, Journal of Econometrics, 66, pp.349-355.

John Galbraith and Victoria Zinde-Walsh,1994, “A Simple Non-Iterative Estimator for Moving-Average Models”, Biometrika, 81,1 pp.143-155.

Aman Ullah and Victoria Zinde-Walsh, 1992, “On the Estimation of Residual Variance in Nonparametric Regression”, Journal of Nonparametric Statistics, 1, #3, pp.263-265.

John Galbraith and Victoria Zinde-Walsh,1992, “The GLS Transformation Matrix and a Semi-Recursive Estimator for the Linear Regression Model with ARMA Errors”, Econometric Theory, 8,1, pp 95-112.

V.Zinde-Walsh and John W.Galbraith,1991, “Estimation of a Linear Regression Model with Stationary ARMA(p,q) Errors”, Journal of Econometrics, 47, pp.333-357.

John McMillan and Victoria Zinde-Walsh, 1991, “Inflation and the Timing of Price Changes”, Metroeconomica, 42, N.3, pp.199-226.

V. Zinde-Walsh, 1990, “The Consequences of Misspecification in Time Series Processes”, Economics Letters, 32, pp 237-241.

(a) V. Zinde-Walsh, 1988, “Some Exact Formulae for Autoregressive Moving Average Processes”, Econometric Theory, 4, 3, pp.384-402;
(b) V. Zinde-Walsh, Errata, Econometric Theory, 1990, 6,2, p.293.

V. Zinde-Walsh, 1987, “On the Periodicity of Solutions to Dynamic Problems of Costly Price Adjustment under Inflation”, Economics Letters, 23, pp.365-369.

Aman Ullah and Victoria Zinde-Walsh, 1985, “Estimation and Testing in a Regression Model with Spherically Symmetric Errors”, Economics Letters, 17, pp.127-132.

Aman Ullah and Victoria Zinde-Walsh, 1984, “On the Robustness of LM, LR and W Tests in Regression Models”, Econometrica, 52, 4, pp.1055-1066.

V.M.Zinde, 1980, “The Role of Uncertainty in Estimating Efficiency of R&D Expenditures”, (Russian), Vestnik of the USSR Academy of Sciences, 3, pp.55-63.

V.M.Zinde, 1979, “Studies of Homomorphisms of Artin Groups”, C.R.Math.Rep. Acad. Sci. Canada, 1, 4, pp.199-200.

(a) V.M.Zinde, 1977, “Analytic Properties of Regular Orbit Spaces of Coxeter Groups of the Series B and D”, (Russian), Funct. Analys I ego Prilozh., 11, 1, pp.69-70.
(b) V.M. Zinde, “Analytic Properties of Regular Orbit Spaces of Coxeter Groups of the Series B and D”, Functional Analysis and its Applications, 11, pp.60-62. English translation of the above article.

(a) V.M.Zinde, 1977, “Holomophic Mappings of Regular Orbit Spaces of Coxeter Groups of the Series B and D”, (Russian), Sibirskii Mat. Zhurn., 18, 5, pp.1015-1026.
(b) V.M.Zinde, “Holomophic Mappings of Regular Orbit Spaces of Coxeter Groups of the Series B and D”, Siberian Journal of Mathematics, 18, pp.716-724. English translation of the above article.

V.M.Zinde, 1977, “Some Homomorphisms of the Artin Groups of the Series B and D into Groups of the same Series and into Symmetric Groups”, (Russian), Uspehi Mat. Nauk, 132, 1(193),pp.189-190.

V.M.Zinde, 1975, “Commutants of Artin groups”, (Russian), Uspehi Mat. Nauk,130, 5(185), pp.207-208.

(a) V.M.Zinde, 1973, “A semi-invariant integral with values in a group”,(Russian), Mat. Sbornik, 92(134),pp.294-305.
(b) V.M.Zinde, “A semi-invariant integral with values in a group”, Math.USSR Sbornik.121,pp.292-302. English translation of the above article.

V.M.Zinde, 1970, The property of “uniqueness of norm” in commutative Banach algebras with finite dimensional radical, (Russian, English summary), Vestnik Moskov. Univ., ser.1 Math.meh., 25, pp.3-8.

 

Chapters in books and monographs

  • Bao, Yong, Fan, Yanqin, Su, Liangyun and Victoria Zinde-Walsh, 2016, “A Selective Review of Aman Ullah’s Contributions to Econometrics” " in Carter Hill, Gloria Gosalez-Riviera and Tae-Hwe Lee (eds.) Advances in Econometrics, Vol. 36, Essays in Honor of Aman Ullah, 3-43.
  • Kotlyarova, Yulia, Marcia Schafgans and Victoria Zinde-Walsh, 2016, "Exploration of Smoothness: Bias and Efficiency of Nonparametric Kernel Estimators" in Carter Hill, Gloria Gosalez-Riviera and Tae-Hwe Lee (eds.) Advances in Econometrics, Vol. 36, Essays in Honor of Aman Ullah, 561-589.
  • Tuvaandorj, P. and Victoria Zinde-Walsh, 2014, “Limit theory and inference about conditional distributions” in Thomas B Fomby,Joon Y. Park,Yoosoon Chang (eds.) Advances in Econometrics; Vol 33; Essays in Honor of Peter C. B. Phillips; Chapter 12, p. 397-424.
  • Zinde-Walsh, V., 2014, “Identification and well-posedness in nonparametric models with independence conditions”, in J. Racine, L. Su, & A. Ullah (eds.), Handbook of Applied
  • Nonparametric and Semiparametric Econometrics and Statistics. Oxford University Press, pp. 97–128.
  • Victoria Zinde-Walsh and Peter C. B. Phillips, 2003, “Fractional Brownian motion as a differentiable generalized Gaussian process”, (K. Athreya, M. Majumbar, M. Puri, E. Waymire, eds.), IMS Lecture Notes – Monograph Series, vol.41, Probability, Statistics and their Applications: Papers in Honor of Rabi Bhattacharya, pp.285-292.
  •  John Galbraith and Victoria Zinde-Walsh, 2002, “Measurement of the Quality of Autoregressive Approximation, with Econometric Applications” (A.Ullah, A.Wan and A.Chaturvedi, eds.), Handbook of Applied econometrics and Statistical Inference, Marcel Dekker, New York, pp.401-421.
  • Victoria Zinde-Walsh and Aman Ullah, 1987, “On Robustness of Tests of Linear Restrictions in Regression Models with Elliptical Error Distributions” in Time series and econometrics, Reidel publ.Co., pp. 235-251.
  • V.M.Zinde, 1982, “Economic Potential of Utilizing R&D results” (Russian), in The economic problems of utilizing the investment potential of the country under developed socialism, Nauka, Moscow, pp.31-44.
  • V.M.Zinde, 1978, “On Estimating Economic Effectiveness of Utilizing the Results of R&D”, (Russian) in Questions in economic and social effectiveness of capital investment and capital stock, Institute of economics, USSR Academy of Sciences, Moscow, pp. 24-32.
  • V.G.Voropayev, V.M.Zinde, 1978, “Studies of the Dynamics of the Effects of Distributed investments and Time Lag Estimates”, (Russian), in Time factor in planned economy, Economica, Moscow, pp.177-211.
  • V.M.Zinde, 1977, “A Model of the Dynamics of Capital-Output Ratios in the Process of Starting Large-Scale Production of New Capital Goods”, (Russian) in The main problems of extended reproduction, Institute of economics, USSR Academy of Sciences, Moscow, pp.95-106.
  • V.M.Zinde, 1977, A model of time lags in a comprehensive program of capital investment, (Russian) in Problems in methodology of evaluating the economic effectiveness of capital investments and capital stock, Institute of economics, USSR Academy of Sciences, Moscow, pp.120-128.
  • V.G.Voropayev, V.M.Zinde, 1973, Questions of modelling comprehensive capital investment programs, (Russian), in The role of mathematical modelling in economic analysis, Institute of economics, USSR Academy of Sciences, Moscow, pp.80-103.

Book reviews

  • Victoria Zinde-Walsh, 1995, “Estimation and Inference in Econometrics” by Russell Davidson and James G. MacKinnon, Econometric Theory, 11, pp. 631-635.
  • V.M.Zinde, 1978, “Benefit-cost analysis of Federal programs.”, Congress of the U.S.A.,Washington, 1973, in Problems of effectiveness of capital investment in developed capitalist countries, (Russian), USSR Academy of sciences, Moscow.
  • V.M.Zinde, 1978, “Toward more stable growth in construction”, Ottawa, 1974, in Problems of effectiveness of capital investment in developed capitalist countries, (Russian), USSR Academy of sciences, Moscow.
  • V.M.Zinde, 1978, “Plant size, technological change and investment requirements” by D. Huettner, Praeger, N.Y., 1974, in Problems of effectiveness of capital investment in developed capitalist countries, (Russian), USSR Academy of sciences, Moscow.

Working Papers

  • Zinde-Walsh,V.(2009),Errors-in-variables models: a generalized functions approach, working paper, arXiv:0909.5390v1 [stat.ME], McGill University working paper.
  • Zinde-Walsh,V.(2010),Measurement error and deconvolution in generalized functions spaces, working paper, arXiv:1009.4217v1[MATH.ST].
  • Zinde-Walsh, V (2010) Identification and well-posedness in a class of nonparametric problems,
  • ArXiv: 1010.2737v1[Math.ST].
  • Zinde-Walsh, V. (2012), Identification and well-posedness in nonparametric models with independence conditions, arXiv:1209.1588, Methodology (stat.ME)
  • Zinde-Walsh, V. (2013), Nonparametric functionals as generalized functions, arXiv:1303.1435, Statistics Theory (math.ST).
  • Dufour, J-M, E. Renault and V. Zinde-Walsh (2013) Wald tests when restrictions are locally singular arXiv:1312.0569 [math.ST].
  • Dufour, J-M, E. Renault and V. Zinde-Walsh (2019) A Techinical Note on Divergence of the Wald Statistic ArXiv

     

   

Selected talks and presentations: 
  • Bao, Yong, Fan, Yanqin, Su, Liangyun and Victoria Zinde-Walsh, 2016, “A Selective Review of Aman Ullah’s Contributions to Econometrics” " in Carter Hill, Gloria Gosalez-Riviera and Tae-Hwe Lee (eds.) Advances in Econometrics, Vol. 36, Essays in Honor of Aman Ullah, Emerald Press.
  • Kotlyarova, Yulia, Marcia Schafgans and Victoria Zinde-Walsh, 2016, "Exploration of Smoothness: Bias and Efficiency of Nonparametric Kernel Estimators" in Carter Hill, Gloria Gosalez-Riviera and Tae-Hwe Lee (eds.) Advances in Econometrics, Vol.36, Essays in Honor of Aman Ullah, Emerald Press.
  • Tuvaandorj, P. and Victoria Zinde-Walsh, 2014, “Limit theory and inference about conditional distributions” in Thomas B Fomby,JoonY. Park,Yoosoon Chang (eds.) Advances in Econometrics; Vol 33; Essays in Honor of Peter C. B. Phillips; Chapter 12, p. 397-424.
  • Zinde-Walsh, V., 2014, “Identification and well-posedness in nonparametric models with independence conditions”, in J. Racine, L.Su, & A. Ullah (eds.), Handbook of Applied Nonparametric and Semiparametric Econometrics and Statistics. Oxford UniversityPress, pp. 97–128.
  • Victoria Zinde-Walsh and Peter C. B. Phillips, 2003, "Fractional Brownian motion as a differentiable generalized Gaussian process",(K. Athreya, M. Majumbar, M. Puri, E. Waymire, eds.), IMS Lecture Notes — Monograph Series, vol.41, Probability, Statistics and their Applications: Papers in Honor of Rabi Bhattacharya, pp.285-292.
  • John Galbraith and Victoria Zinde-Walsh, 2002, "Measurement of the Quality of Autoregressive Approximation, with Econometric Applications" (A.Ullah, A.Wan and A.Chaturvedi, eds.), Handbook of Applied Econometrics and Statistical Inference, Marcel Dekker, New York, pp.401-421.
  • Related Documents: Measurement of the Quality of Autoregressive Approximation, with Econometric Applications PDF icon measurement_of_the_quality_of_autoregressive_approximation_with_econometric_applications.pdf
  • Victoria Zinde-Walsh and Aman Ullah, 1987, "On Robustness of Tests of Linear Restrictions in Regression Models with Elliptical Error Distributions" in Time series and econometrics, Reidel Publ.Co., pp. 235-251.
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Professor Emeritus
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