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Comparaison of several estimation procedures for long term behavior

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  • Dominique Guegan

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    (Centre d'Economie de la Sorbonne)

  • Zhiping Lu

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    (East China Normal University (ECNU))

  • BeiJia Zhu

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    (Centre d'Economie de la Sorbonne et East China Normal University (ECNU))

Abstract

In this paper, nine memory parameter estimation procedures for the fractionally integrated I(d) process, semi-parametric and parametric, which prevail in the existing literature are reviewed ; through the simulation study under the ARFIMA (p,d,q) setting we cast a light on the finite sample performance of these estimation procedures for the non-stationary long memory time series. As a by-product of this study, we provide a bandwidth parameter selection strategy for the frequency domain estimation and an upper-and-lower scale trimming strategy for the wavelet domain estimation from a practical stand-point. The other objective of this paper is to give a useful reference to the applied reserachers and practitioners.

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Paper provided by Université Panthéon-Sorbonne (Paris 1), Centre d'Economie de la Sorbonne in its series Documents de travail du Centre d'Economie de la Sorbonne with number 12008.

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Length: 84 pages
Date of creation: Feb 2012
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Handle: RePEc:mse:cesdoc:12008

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Keywords: Finite sample performance comparaison; Fourier frequency; GDP; non-stationary long memory time series; wavelet.;

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