Testing for asymmetry in economic time series using bootstrap methods
AbstractIn this paper we show that phase-scrambling bootstrap offers a natural framework for asymmetry testing in economic time series. A comparison with other bootstrap schemes is also sketched. A Monte Carlo analysis is carried out to evaluate the size and power properties of the phase-scrambling bootstrap-based test.
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Volume (Year): 3 (2001)
Issue (Month): 8 ()
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