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A Study on "Spurious Long Memory in Nonlinear Time Series Models"


  • Kuswanto, Heri
  • Sibbertsen, Philipp


This paper discusses the existence of spurious long memory in common nonlinear time series models, namely Markov switching and threshold models. We describe the asymptotic behavior of the process in terms of autocovariance and autocorrelation function and support the theoretical evidences by providing Monte Carlo simulation. The existence of long memory in these nonlinear processes is induced by the nature of the process in certain conditions. In addition, GPH estimator itself introduces bias.

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  • Kuswanto, Heri & Sibbertsen, Philipp, 2008. "A Study on "Spurious Long Memory in Nonlinear Time Series Models"," Hannover Economic Papers (HEP) dp-410, Leibniz Universität Hannover, Wirtschaftswissenschaftliche Fakultät.
  • Handle: RePEc:han:dpaper:dp-410

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    1. Rafik Nazarian & Esmaeil Naderi & Nadiya G. Alikhani & Ashkan Amiri, 2014. "Long Memory Analysis: An Empirical Investigation," International Journal of Economics and Financial Issues, Econjournals, vol. 4(1), pages 16-26.
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    4. Kuswanto, Heri, 2009. "A New Simple Test Against Spurious Long Memory Using Temporal Aggregation," Hannover Economic Papers (HEP) dp-425, Leibniz Universität Hannover, Wirtschaftswissenschaftliche Fakultät.

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    long memory; nonlinear time series; regime switching;

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    • C12 - Mathematical and Quantitative Methods - - Econometric and Statistical Methods and Methodology: General - - - Hypothesis Testing: General
    • C22 - Mathematical and Quantitative Methods - - Single Equation Models; Single Variables - - - Time-Series Models; Dynamic Quantile Regressions; Dynamic Treatment Effect Models; Diffusion Processes

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