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Long Memory Through Marginalization of Large Systems and Hidden Cross-Section Dependence

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This paper shows that large dimensional vector autoregressive (VAR) models of fi nite order can generate long memory in the marginalized univariate series. We derive high-level assumptions under which the fi nal equation representation of a VAR(1) leads to univariate fractional white noises and verify the validity of these assumptions for two speci fic models. We consider the implications of our findings for the variances of asset returns where the so-called golden-rule of realized variances states that they tend always to exhibit fractional integration of a degree close to 0:4.

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  • Chevillon, Guillaume & Hecq , Alain & Laurent, Sébastien, 2015. "Long Memory Through Marginalization of Large Systems and Hidden Cross-Section Dependence," ESSEC Working Papers WP1507, ESSEC Research Center, ESSEC Business School.
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    1. Chevillon, Guillaume & Mavroeidis, Sophocles, 2017. "Learning can generate long memory," Journal of Econometrics, Elsevier, vol. 198(1), pages 1-9.
    2. Hecq Alain & Palm Franz C. & Laurent Sébastien, 2016. "On the Univariate Representation of BEKK Models with Common Factors," Journal of Time Series Econometrics, De Gruyter, vol. 8(2), pages 91-113, July.

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    Keywords

    Long memory; Vector Autoregressive Model; Marginalization; Final Equation Representation; Volatility;

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    • C10 - Mathematical and Quantitative Methods - - Econometric and Statistical Methods and Methodology: General - - - General
    • C32 - Mathematical and Quantitative Methods - - Multiple or Simultaneous Equation Models; Multiple Variables - - - Time-Series Models; Dynamic Quantile Regressions; Dynamic Treatment Effect Models; Diffusion Processes; State Space Models
    • C58 - Mathematical and Quantitative Methods - - Econometric Modeling - - - Financial Econometrics

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