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Biases of Correlograms and of AR Representations of Stationary Series

  • Karim M. Abadir

    (Imperial College London, UK)

  • Rolf Larsson

    (Uppsala University, Sweden)

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    We derive the relation between the biases of correlograms and of estimates of auto-regressive AR(k) representations of stationary series, and we illustrate it with a simple AR example. The new relation allows for k to vary with the sample size, which is a representation that can be used for most stationary processes. As a result, the biases of the estimators of such processes can now be quantified explicitly and in a unified way.

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    Paper provided by The Rimini Centre for Economic Analysis in its series Working Paper Series with number 24_12.

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    Date of creation: Jun 2012
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