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Optimal Inference in Regression Models with Nearly Integrated Regressors

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  • Michael Jansson
  • Marcelo J. Moreira

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This paper considers the problem of conducting inference on the regression coefficient in a bivariate regression model with a highly persistent regressor. Gaussian asymptotic power envelopes are obtained for a class of testing procedures that satisfy a conditionality restriction. In addition, the paper proposes testing procedures that attain these power envelopes whether or not the innovations of the regression model are normally distributed. Copyright The Econometric Society 2006.

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  • Michael Jansson & Marcelo J. Moreira, 2006. "Optimal Inference in Regression Models with Nearly Integrated Regressors," Econometrica, Econometric Society, vol. 74(3), pages 681-714, May.
  • Handle: RePEc:ecm:emetrp:v:74:y:2006:i:3:p:681-714
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    • C12 - Mathematical and Quantitative Methods - - Econometric and Statistical Methods and Methodology: General - - - Hypothesis Testing: General
    • C32 - Mathematical and Quantitative Methods - - Multiple or Simultaneous Equation Models; Multiple Variables - - - Time-Series Models; Dynamic Quantile Regressions; Dynamic Treatment Effect Models; Diffusion Processes; State Space Models

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