Local Power of Andrews and Ploberger Tests Against Nearly Integrated, Nearly White Noise Process
AbstractWe find that the Andrews and Ploberger’s (1996) tests have unit local power against the nearly integrated, nearly white noise process (ref. Nabeya and Perron (1994)). Therefore, compared with the stationary local alternatives, higher power is expected when testing against such process. Monte Carlo simulation confirms our results. We apply the tests to monthly SP500 stock returns and strongly reject the martingale difference hypothesis.
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Bibliographic InfoPaper provided by Boston University - Department of Economics in its series Boston University - Department of Economics - Working Papers Series with number WP2006-027.
Length: 08 pages
Date of creation: May 2006
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ARMA(1; 1); local power; Nearly integrated; nearly white noise process; stock returns;
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- C12 - Mathematical and Quantitative Methods - - Econometric and Statistical Methods and Methodology: General - - - Hypothesis Testing: General
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