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Testing for Nonlinear Structure and Chaos in Economic Time. A Comment

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  • Cars Hommes

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    (Faculty of Economics and Econometrics, Universiteit van Amsterdam)

  • Sebastiano Manzan

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    (University of Leicester)

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This short paper is a comment on ``Testing for Nonlinear Structure and Chaos in Economic Time Series'' by Catherine Kyrtsou and Apostolos Serletis. We summarize their main results and discuss some of their conclusions concerning the role of outliers and noisy chaos. In particular, we include some new simulations to investigate whether economic time series may be characterized by low dimensional noisy chaos.

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Paper provided by Tinbergen Institute in its series Tinbergen Institute Discussion Papers with number 06-030/1.

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Date of creation: 27 Mar 2006
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Handle: RePEc:dgr:uvatin:20060030

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Keywords: nonlinearity; chaos; noise; self-organized criticality; Mackey-Glass-GARCH;

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