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Non-linear unit root testing in the presence of heavy-tailed innovation processes

  • Steve Cook

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    (Swansea University)

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    The literature concerning the impact of heavy-tailed innovations upon unit root tests is extended via analysis of the finite-sample distribution and size of the non-linear unit of Kapetanios et al. (2003) in the presence of alternative finite and infinite variance innovation processes. Simulation results obtained show the test to exhibit a degree of oversizing far in excess of that previously noted for the linear Dickey-Fuller (1979) test.

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    Volume (Year): 3 (2008)
    Issue (Month): 38 ()
    Pages: 1-10

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    1. Loretan, Mico & Phillips, Peter C. B., 1994. "Testing the covariance stationarity of heavy-tailed time series: An overview of the theory with applications to several financial datasets," Journal of Empirical Finance, Elsevier, vol. 1(2), pages 211-248, January.
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    4. Kapetanios, George & Shin, Yongcheol & Snell, Andy, 2003. "Testing for a unit root in the nonlinear STAR framework," Journal of Econometrics, Elsevier, vol. 112(2), pages 359-379, February.
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