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Asymptotic theory for cointegration analysis when the cointegration rank is deficient

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  • David Bernstein

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  • Bent Nielsen

    () (Dept of Economics and Nuffield College, Oxford University)

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We consider cointegration tests in the situation where the cointegration rank is de cient. This situation is of interest in nite sample analysis and in relation to recent work on identi cation robust cointegration inference. We derive asymptotic theory for tests for cointegration rank and for hypotheses on the cointegrating vectors. The limiting distributions are tabulated. An application to US treasury yields series is given.

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  • David Bernstein & Bent Nielsen, 2014. "Asymptotic theory for cointegration analysis when the cointegration rank is deficient," Economics Papers 2014-W06, Economics Group, Nuffield College, University of Oxford.
  • Handle: RePEc:nuf:econwp:1406
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