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Testing for Seasonal Unit Roots in Heterogeneous Panels

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  • Otero, Jesus

    (Facultad de Economía, Universidad del Rosario)

  • Smith, Jeremy

    (Department of Economics, University of Warwick)

  • Giulietti, Monica

    (Aston Business School, University of Aston)

Abstract

This paper uses the approach of Im, Pesaran and Shin (2003) to propose seasonal unit root tests for dynamic heterogeneous panels based on the means of the individuals HEGY test statistics. The standardised t-bar and F-bar statistics are simply averages of the HEGY tests across groups. These statistics converge to standard normal variates.

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  • Otero, Jesus & Smith, Jeremy & Giulietti, Monica, 2004. "Testing for Seasonal Unit Roots in Heterogeneous Panels," The Warwick Economics Research Paper Series (TWERPS) 695, University of Warwick, Department of Economics.
  • Handle: RePEc:wrk:warwec:695
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    1. Otero, Jesus & Smith, Jeremy & Giulietti, Monica, 2007. "Testing for seasonal unit roots in heterogeneous panels in the presence of cross section dependence," Economics Letters, Elsevier, vol. 97(2), pages 179-184, November.
    2. Christophe RAULT & Guglielmo Maria CAPORALE & Thouraya HADJ AMOR, 2009. "International Financial Integration And Real Exchange Rate Long-Run Dynamics In Emerging Countries," William Davidson Institute Working Papers Series wp970, William Davidson Institute at the University of Michigan.
    3. Robert M. Kunst & Philip Hans Franses, 2011. "Testing for Seasonal Unit Roots in Monthly Panels of Time Series," Oxford Bulletin of Economics and Statistics, Department of Economics, University of Oxford, vol. 73(4), pages 469-488, August.
    4. Otero, Jesús & Smith, Jeremy & Giulietti, Monica, 2008. "Testing for seasonal unit roots in heterogeneous panels using monthly data in the presence of cross sectional dependence," The Warwick Economics Research Paper Series (TWERPS) 865, University of Warwick, Department of Economics.
    5. Guglielmo Maria Caporale & Thouraya Hadj Amor & Christophe Rault, 2011. "International financial integration and real exchange rate long-run dynamics in emerging countries: Some panel evidence," The Journal of International Trade & Economic Development, Taylor & Francis Journals, vol. 20(6), pages 789-808, September.
    6. Ho, Tsung-wu, 2008. "Testing seasonal mean-reversion in the real exchange rates: An application of nonlinear IV estimator," Economics Letters, Elsevier, vol. 99(2), pages 314-316, May.
    7. Ghatak, Subrata & Guresci-Pehlivan, Gulcin & Utkulu, Utku, 2011. "Convergence in an Enlarged Europe: The Turkish Case," Economics Discussion Papers 2011-3, School of Economics, Kingston University London.
    8. Ucar, Nuri & Guler, Huseyin, 2010. "Testing stochastic income convergence in seasonal heterogeneous panels," Economic Modelling, Elsevier, vol. 27(1), pages 422-431, January.

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    Keywords

    Heterogeneous dynamic panels ; Monte Carlo ; seasonal unit roots;

    JEL classification:

    • C12 - Mathematical and Quantitative Methods - - Econometric and Statistical Methods and Methodology: General - - - Hypothesis Testing: General
    • 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
    • C23 - Mathematical and Quantitative Methods - - Single Equation Models; Single Variables - - - Models with Panel Data; Spatio-temporal Models

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