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On Monte Carlo estimation of relative power


  • Paolo Paruolo

    () (Department of Economics, University of Insubria, Italy)


This paper derives standard errors for Monte Carlo (MC) estimators of (relative) power of tests when the critical values under the null have also been estimated. This situation is common, for example, in unit root and cointegration (CI) tests. The associated issue of MC design is discussed. The results are illustrated on likelihood-based tests for CI rank determination. Copyright Royal Economic Society 2002

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  • Paolo Paruolo, 2002. "On Monte Carlo estimation of relative power," Econometrics Journal, Royal Economic Society, vol. 5(1), pages 65-75, June.
  • Handle: RePEc:ect:emjrnl:v:5:y:2002:i:1:p:65-75

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