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A drunk and her dog: a spurious relation? Cointegration tests as instruments to detect spurious correlations between integrated time series

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  • Esther Stroe-Kunold
  • Joachim Werner

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    Volume (Year): 43 (2009)
    Issue (Month): 6 (November)
    Pages: 913-940

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    Keywords: Spurious correlation; Spurious regression; Cointegration; Multivariate time series analysis; Psychological process research; Longitudinal analysis; Stationarity; Monte Carlo experiments;

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