A Goodness of Fit Test for Ergodic Markov Processes
AbstractWe introduce a goodness of fit test for ergodic Markov processes. Our test compares the data against the set of stationary densities implied by the class of models specified in the null hypothesis, and rejects if no model in the class yields a stationary density that matches with the data. No alternative needs to be specified in order to implement the test. Although our test compares densities it involves no smoothing parameters, and is powerful against 1/ n local alternatives
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Bibliographic InfoPaper provided by Australian National University, College of Business and Economics, School of Economics in its series ANU Working Papers in Economics and Econometrics with number 2011-557.
Length: 40 Pages
Date of creation: Oct 2011
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- Vance Martin & Yoshihiko Nishiyama & John Stachurski, 2011. "A Goodness Of Fit Test For Ergodic Markov Processes," KIER Working Papers 787, Kyoto University, Institute of Economic Research.
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