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On The Size And Power Of System Tests For Cointegration

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  • Ronald Bewley
  • Minxian Yang

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System tests for cointegration proposed by Stock and Watson (1988), Johansen (1988), and Bewley and Yang (1995) are compared using Monte Carlo experiments that include overspecification of the lag length and data-generating processes with moving average disturbances. Both AIC and SIC are used to select the lag length of the approximating vector autoregressions. The three tests considered are found to have very different characteristics, and each dominates in some portion of the parameter space. © 1998 by the President and Fellows of Harvard College and the Massachusetts Institute of Technolog

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Volume (Year): 80 (1998)
Issue (Month): 4 (November)
Pages: 675-679

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  2. Jordan Shan & Fiona Sun, 1998. "On the export-led growth hypothesis for the little dragons: An empirical reinvestigation," Atlantic Economic Journal, International Atlantic Economic Society, vol. 26(4), pages 353-371, December.
  3. Elena Pesavento, 2005. "Residuals Based Tests for the Null of No Cointegration: An Analytical Comparison," Emory Economics 0503, Department of Economics, Emory University (Atlanta).
  4. Pesavento, Elena, 2004. "Analytical evaluation of the power of tests for the absence of cointegration," Journal of Econometrics, Elsevier, vol. 122(2), pages 349-384, October.
  5. Wagner, Martin, 1999. "VAR Cointegration in VARMA Models," Economics Series 65, Institute for Advanced Studies.
  6. Nasim Shah Shirazi & Turkhan Ali Abdul Manap, 2004. "Exports and Economic Growth Nexus: The Case of Pakistan," The Pakistan Development Review, Pakistan Institute of Development Economics, vol. 43(4), pages 563-581.
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  8. Dietmar Maringer & Peter Winker, 2004. "Optimal Lag Structure Selection in VEC-Models," Computing in Economics and Finance 2004 155, Society for Computational Economics.
  9. Carlos Enrique Carrasco Gutierrez & Reinaldo Castro Souza & Osmani Teixeira de Carvalho Guillén, 2009. "Selection of Optimal Lag Length in Cointegrated VAR Models with Weak Form of Common Cyclical Features," Fucape Working Papers 16, Fucape Business School.
  10. Österholm, Pär, 2003. "Testing for Cointegration in Misspecified Systems –A Monte Carlo Study of Size Distortions," Working Paper Series 2003:21, Uppsala University, Department of Economics.

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