# [Gretl-users] VECM alpha restrictions

Allin Cottrell cottrell at wfu.edu
Tue Jan 11 10:09:01 EST 2011

On Tue, 11 Jan 2011, Artur Tarassow wrote:

> I also prefer the old indexation-style even though I understand your
> argument of
> "a[1] = 0" (with a single index), Allin. But I am in line with Sven that
> it is better to have the same approach for alpha and beta restriction
> (CI relation number as the leading index).
>
> Also the new indexation would affect all our scripts which we have
> written yet. ;-)

Thanks. I'll wait a little to see if we hear from anyone else, but
unless we get a strong vote to the contrary I'll revert to our
old \alpha indexation.

Allin