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Bipower-type estimation in a noisy diffusion setting

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  • Mark Podolskij
  • Mathias Vetter

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We consider a new class of estimators for volatility functionals in the setting of frequently observed Itô diffusions which are disturbed by i.i.d. noise. These statistics extend the approach of pre-averaging as a general method for the estimation of the integrated volatility in the presence of microstructure noise and are closely related to the original concept of bipower variation in the no-noise case. We show that this approach provides efficient estimators for a large class of integrated powers of volatility and prove the associated (stable) central limit theorems. In a more general Itô semimartingale framework this method can be used to define both estimators for the entire quadratic variation of the underlying process and jump-robust estimators which are consistent for various functionals of volatility. As a by-product we obtain a simple test for the presence of jumps in the underlying semimartingale.

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  • Mark Podolskij & Mathias Vetter, 2008. "Bipower-type estimation in a noisy diffusion setting," CREATES Research Papers 2008-25, Department of Economics and Business Economics, Aarhus University.
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    Keywords

    Bipower Variation; Central Limit Theorem; High-Frequency Data; Microstructure Noise; Quadratic Variation; Semimartingale Theory; Test for Jumps;

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    • C10 - Mathematical and Quantitative Methods - - Econometric and Statistical Methods and Methodology: General - - - General
    • C13 - Mathematical and Quantitative Methods - - Econometric and Statistical Methods and Methodology: General - - - Estimation: General
    • C14 - Mathematical and Quantitative Methods - - Econometric and Statistical Methods and Methodology: General - - - Semiparametric and Nonparametric Methods: General

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