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Asymptotic convergence of weighted random matrices: nonparametric cointegration analysis for I(2) processes


  • Cerqueti, Roy
  • Costantini, Mauro



The aim of this paper is to provide a new perspective on the nonparametric co-integration analysis for integrated processes of the second order. Our analysis focus on a pair of random matrices related to such integrated process. Such matrices are constructed by introducing some weight functions. Under asymptotic conditions on such weights, convergence results in distribution are obtained. Therefore, a generalized eigenvalue problem is solved. Differential equations and stochastic calculus theory are used.

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  • Cerqueti, Roy & Costantini, Mauro, 2005. "Asymptotic convergence of weighted random matrices: nonparametric cointegration analysis for I(2) processes," Economics & Statistics Discussion Papers esdp05027, University of Molise, Dept. EGSeI.
  • Handle: RePEc:mol:ecsdps:esdp05027

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    Co-integration; Nonparametric; Differential equations; Asymptotic properties.;

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    • C14 - Mathematical and Quantitative Methods - - Econometric and Statistical Methods and Methodology: General - - - Semiparametric and Nonparametric Methods: 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
    • C65 - Mathematical and Quantitative Methods - - Mathematical Methods; Programming Models; Mathematical and Simulation Modeling - - - Miscellaneous Mathematical Tools

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