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Statistical tests for Lyapunov exponents of deterministic systems

  • Rodney C Wolff
  • Qiwei Yao
  • Howell Tong

    (School of Economics and Finance, Queensland University of Technology)

In order to develop statistical tests for the Lyapunov exponents of deterministic dynamical systems, we develop bootstrap tests based on empirical likelihood for percentiles and expectiles of strictly stationary processes. The percentiles and expectiles are estimated in terms of asymmetric least deviations and asymmetric least squares methods. Asymptotic distributional properties of the estimators are established.

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Paper provided by School of Economics and Finance, Queensland University of Technology in its series School of Economics and Finance Discussion Papers and Working Papers Series with number 208i.

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Date of creation: 15 Jun 2006
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Handle: RePEc:qut:dpaper:208i
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