IDEAS home Printed from https://ideas.repec.org/a/taf/japsta/v37y2010i8p1381-1397.html
   My bibliography  Save this article

Testing for stationarity in large panels with cross-dependence, and US evidence on unit labor cost

Author

Listed:
  • Matei Demetrescu
  • Uwe Hassler
  • Adina Tarcolea

Abstract

A new stationarity test for heterogeneous panel data with large cross-sectional dimension is developed and used to examine a panel with growth rates of unit labor cost in the USA. The test allows for strong cross-unit dependence in the form of unbounded long-run correlation matrices, for which a simple parameterization is proposed. A KPSS-type distribution results asymptotically if letting T→∞ be followed by N→∞. Some evidence against stationarity (short memory) is found for the examined series.

Suggested Citation

  • Matei Demetrescu & Uwe Hassler & Adina Tarcolea, 2010. "Testing for stationarity in large panels with cross-dependence, and US evidence on unit labor cost," Journal of Applied Statistics, Taylor & Francis Journals, vol. 37(8), pages 1381-1397.
  • Handle: RePEc:taf:japsta:v:37:y:2010:i:8:p:1381-1397
    DOI: 10.1080/02664760903038398
    as

    Download full text from publisher

    File URL: http://www.tandfonline.com/doi/abs/10.1080/02664760903038398
    Download Restriction: Access to full text is restricted to subscribers.

    As the access to this document is restricted, you may want to search for a different version of it.

    Citations

    Citations are extracted by the CitEc Project, subscribe to its RSS feed for this item.
    as


    Cited by:

    1. Adrian R. Bell & Chris Brooks & Tony K. Moore, 2017. "Did Purchasing Power Parity Hold in Medieval Europe?," Manchester School, University of Manchester, vol. 85(6), pages 682-709, December.
    2. Matei Demetrescu, 2009. "Panel unit root testing and the martingale difference hypothesis for German stocks," Economics Bulletin, AccessEcon, vol. 29(3), pages 1749-1759.

    Corrections

    All material on this site has been provided by the respective publishers and authors. You can help correct errors and omissions. When requesting a correction, please mention this item's handle: RePEc:taf:japsta:v:37:y:2010:i:8:p:1381-1397. See general information about how to correct material in RePEc.

    For technical questions regarding this item, or to correct its authors, title, abstract, bibliographic or download information, contact: (Chris Longhurst). General contact details of provider: http://www.tandfonline.com/CJAS20 .

    If you have authored this item and are not yet registered with RePEc, we encourage you to do it here. This allows to link your profile to this item. It also allows you to accept potential citations to this item that we are uncertain about.

    We have no references for this item. You can help adding them by using this form .

    If you know of missing items citing this one, you can help us creating those links by adding the relevant references in the same way as above, for each refering item. If you are a registered author of this item, you may also want to check the "citations" tab in your RePEc Author Service profile, as there may be some citations waiting for confirmation.

    Please note that corrections may take a couple of weeks to filter through the various RePEc services.

    IDEAS is a RePEc service hosted by the Research Division of the Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis . RePEc uses bibliographic data supplied by the respective publishers.