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A Note On The Power Of Bootstrap Unit Root Tests

  • Swensen, Anders Rygh
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    In this note we consider the asymptotic power functions of some bootstrap unit root tests under local alternatives and show that they are in fact the same as for ordinary unit root tests. This is regardless of whether the differences of the observations, i.e., the so-called restricted residuals, or the ordinary least squares residuals are used to construct the resampled observations. We also consider models containing a constant and a linear trend and the DF-GLS tests proposed by Elliott, Rothenberg, and Stock (1996, Econometrica 64, 813 836). A small Monte Carlo experiment is included.I thank the associate editor, Bruce E. Hansen, and three anonymous referees for very constructive comments on the previous versions of the manuscript.

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    Article provided by Cambridge University Press in its journal Econometric Theory.

    Volume (Year): 19 (2003)
    Issue (Month): 01 (February)
    Pages: 32-48

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    Handle: RePEc:cup:etheor:v:19:y:2003:i:01:p:32-48_19
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