Testing the Null of Co-integration in the Presence of Variance Breaks
AbstractWe show that changes in the innovation covariance matrix of a vector of series can generate spurious rejections of the null hypothesis of co-integration when applying standard residual-based co-integration tests. A bootstrap solution to the inference problem is suggested which is shown to perform well in practice, redressing the size problems associated with the standard test but not losing power relative to the standard test under the alternative.
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Bibliographic InfoPaper provided by Department of Economics, University of Birmingham in its series Discussion Papers with number 05-10.
Length: 24 pages
Date of creation: Apr 2005
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Co-integration tests; variance shifts; fixed regressor bootstrap;
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- Giuseppe Cavaliere & A. M. Robert Taylor, 2006. "Testing the Null of Co-integration in the Presence of Variance Breaks," Journal of Time Series Analysis, Wiley Blackwell, vol. 27(4), pages 613-636, 07.
- C22 - Mathematical and Quantitative Methods - - Single Equation Models; Single Variables - - - Time-Series Models; Dynamic Quantile Regressions; Dynamic Treatment Effect Models &bull Diffusion Processes
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