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A comparison of the power of some tests for conditional heteroscedasticity

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  • Peguin-Feissolle, Anne

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This paper compares the power in small samples of different tests for conditional heteroscedasticity. Two new tests, based on neural networks, are proposed: the main interest in them arises from the fact that they do not require the exact specification of the conditional variance under the alternative.

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Article provided by Elsevier in its journal Economics Letters.

Volume (Year): 63 (1999)
Issue (Month): 1 (April)
Pages: 5-17

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Handle: RePEc:eee:ecolet:v:63:y:1999:i:1:p:5-17

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  1. Kamstra, M., 1991. "A Neural Network Test for Heteroskedasticity," Discussion Papers dp91-06, Department of Economics, Simon Fraser University.
  2. Lee, Tae-Hwy & White, Halbert & Granger, Clive W. J., 1993. "Testing for neglected nonlinearity in time series models : A comparison of neural network methods and alternative tests," Journal of Econometrics, Elsevier, vol. 56(3), pages 269-290, April.
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  1. Blake, Andrew P. & Kapetanios, George, 2000. "A radial basis function artificial neural network test for ARCH," Economics Letters, Elsevier, vol. 69(1), pages 15-23, October.
  2. Andrew P. Blake & George Kapetanios, 2003. "Testing for ARCH in the Presence of Nonlinearity of Unknown Form in the Conditional Mean," Working Papers 496, Queen Mary, University of London, School of Economics and Finance.
  3. Gilles Dufrénot & Vêlayoudom Marimoutou & Anne Péguin-Feissolle, 2004. "Modeling the volatility of the US SαP 500 index using an LSTGARCH model," Revue d'économie politique, Dalloz, vol. 0(4), pages 453-465.
  4. Teresa Aparicio & Inmaculada Villanua, 2001. "The asymptotically efficient version of the information matrix test in binary choice models. A study of size and power," Journal of Applied Statistics, Taylor & Francis Journals, vol. 28(2), pages 167-182.
  5. Burkhard Raunig, 2003. "Testing for Longer Horizon Predictability of Return Volatility with an Application to the German," Working Papers 86, Oesterreichische Nationalbank (Austrian Central Bank).

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