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Properties of the Sieve Bootstrap for Fractionally Integrated and Non-Invertible Processes


  • D. S. Poskitt



In this paper we will investigate the consequences of applying the sieve bootstrap under regularity conditions that are sufficiently general to encompass both fractionally integrated and non-invertible processes. The sieve bootstrap is obtained by approximating the data generating process by an autoregression whose order h increases with the sample size T. The sieve bootstrap may be particularly useful in the analysis of fractionally integrated processes since the statistics of interest can often be non-pivotal with distributions that depend on the fractional index d. The validity of the sieve bootstrap is established and it is shown that when the sieve bootstrap is used to approximate the distribution of a general class of statistics admitting an Edgeworth expansion then the error rate achieved is of order O ( T β+d-1 ), for any β > 0. Practical implementation of the sieve bootstrap is considered and the results are illustrated using a canonical example.

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  • D. S. Poskitt, 2006. "Properties of the Sieve Bootstrap for Fractionally Integrated and Non-Invertible Processes," Monash Econometrics and Business Statistics Working Papers 12/06, Monash University, Department of Econometrics and Business Statistics.
  • Handle: RePEc:msh:ebswps:2006-12

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    Autoregressive approximation; fractional process; non-invertibility; rate of convergence; sieve bootstrap.;

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    • C15 - Mathematical and Quantitative Methods - - Econometric and Statistical Methods and Methodology: General - - - Statistical Simulation Methods: 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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