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Sieve bootstrap t-tests on long-run average parameters

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Panel estimators can provide consistent measures of a long-run average parameter even if the individual regressions are spurious. However, the t-test on this parameter is fraught with problems because the limit distribution of the test statistic is non-standard and rather complicated, particularly in panels with mixed (non-)stationary errors. A sieve bootstrap framework is suggested to approximate the distribution of the t-statistic. An extensive Monte Carlo study demonstrates that the bootstrap is quite useful in this context.

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  • Fuertes, Ana-Maria, 2008. "Sieve bootstrap t-tests on long-run average parameters," Computational Statistics & Data Analysis, Elsevier, vol. 52(7), pages 3354-3370, March.
  • Handle: RePEc:eee:csdana:v:52:y:2008:i:7:p:3354-3370
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    1. Stephan Smeekes & Jean-Pierre Urbain, 2014. "On the Applicability of the Sieve Bootstrap in Time Series Panels," Oxford Bulletin of Economics and Statistics, Department of Economics, University of Oxford, vol. 76(1), pages 139-151, February.
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