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A simple non-linear model with fractional integration for financial time series data

  • Gil-Alana, Luis A.

This paper provides several examples of simple non-linear time series models with fractionally integrated disturbances. Both types of models (non-linear and fractional integration) have been widely used in recent years when modeling financial data. We use a testing procedure that permits us to test the order of integration in raw time series in the context of non-linear models. The tests are applied to several financial time series, the results showing that when the non-linear sign structure is taken into account, the order of integration of the series is much higher than one, finding thus conclusive evidence against mean reversion in their behavior.

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Article provided by Elsevier in its journal International Review of Financial Analysis.

Volume (Year): 17 (2008)
Issue (Month): 5 (December)
Pages: 838-848

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