Forecast performance of nonlinear error-correction models with multiple regimes
In this paper we investigate the forecast performance of nonlinear error-correction models with regime switching. In particular, we focus on threshold and Markov switching error-correction models, where adjustment towards long-run equilibrium is nonlinear and discontinuous. Our simulation study reveals that the gains from using a correctly specified nonlinear model can be considerable, especially if disequilibrium adjustment is strong and|or the magnitude of parameter changes is relatively large. Copyright © 2005 John Wiley & Sons, Ltd.
Volume (Year): 24 (2005)
Issue (Month): 2 ()
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