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Testing for seasonal unit roots in monthly panels of time series

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  • Kunst, R.M.
  • Franses, Ph.H.B.F.

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We consider the problem of testing for seasonal unit roots in monthly panel data. To this aim, we generalize the quarterly CHEGY test to the monthly case. This parametric test is contrasted with a new nonparametric test, which is the panel counterpart to the univariate RURS test that relies on counting extrema in time series. All methods are applied to an empirical data set on tourism in Austrian provinces. The power properties of the tests are evaluated in simulation experiments that are tuned to the tourism data.

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Paper provided by Erasmus University Rotterdam, Erasmus School of Economics (ESE), Econometric Institute in its series Econometric Institute Research Papers with number EI 2009-05.

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Keywords: nonparametric test; panel; seasonality; tourism; unit roots;

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  1. Tiwari, Aviral, 2010. "Is trade deficit sustainable in India? An inquiry," MPRA Paper 24451, University Library of Munich, Germany.
  2. Cáceres Hernández, J.J., 2001. "Optimalidad del patrón estacional de las exportaciones canarias de tomate," Estudios de Economía Aplicada, Estudios de Economía Aplicada, vol. 18, pages 41-66, Agosto.
  3. Kunst, Robert M., 2014. "A Combined Nonparametric Test for Seasonal Unit Roots," Economics Series 303, Institute for Advanced Studies.

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