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A Representation Theory For A Class Of Vector Autoregressive Models For Fractional Processes


  • Johansen, SØren


Based on an idea of Granger (1986, Oxford Bulletin of Economics and Statistics 48, 213–228), we analyze a new vector autoregressive model defined from the fractional lag operator 1 − (1 − L)d. We first derive conditions in terms of the coefficients for the model to generate processes that are fractional of order zero. We then show that if there is a unit root, the model generates a fractional process Xt of order d, d > 0, for which there are vectors β so that β‼Xt is fractional of order d − b, 0

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  • Johansen, SØren, 2008. "A Representation Theory For A Class Of Vector Autoregressive Models For Fractional Processes," Econometric Theory, Cambridge University Press, vol. 24(3), pages 651-676, June.
  • Handle: RePEc:cup:etheor:v:24:y:2008:i:03:p:651-676_08

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