An intuitive guide to wavelets for economists
Wavelet analysis, although used extensively in disciplines such as signal processing, engineering, medical sciences, physics and astronomy, has not yet fully entered the economics discipline. In this discussion paper, wavelet analysis is introduced in an intuitive manner, and the existing economics and finance literature that utilises wavelets is explored. Extensive examples of exploratory wavelet analysis are given, many using Canadian, US and Finnish industrial production data. Finally, potential future applications for wavelet analysis in economics are also discussed and explored.
|Date of creation:||01 Jan 2005|
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|Publication status:||Published as Crowley, Patrick, 'An intuitive guide to wavelets for economists' in Journal of Economic Surveys, 2007, pages 207-267.|
|Note:||Revised version published in Journal of Economic Surveys, 2007.|
|Contact details of provider:|| Postal: Bank of Finland, P.O. Box 160, FI-00101 Helsinki, Finland|
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