In this article we propose wild bootstrap implementations of the local generalized least squares (GLS) de-trended M and ADF unit root tests of Stock (1999), Ng and Perron (2001), and Elliott et al. (1996), respectively. The bootstrap statistics are shown to replicate the first order asymptotic distributions of the original statistics, while numerical evidence suggests that the bootstrap tests perform well in small samples. A recolored version of our bootstrap is also proposed which can further improve upon the finite sample size properties of the procedure when the shocks are serially correlated, in particular ameliorating the significant under-size seen in the M tests against processes with autoregressive or moving average roots close to −1. The wild bootstrap is used because it has the desirable property of preserving in the resampled data the pattern of heteroskedasticity present in the original shocks, thereby allowing for cases where the series under test is driven by martingale difference innovations.

Bootstrap M unit root tests / Cavaliere G.; Taylor A.M.R.. - In: ECONOMETRIC REVIEWS. - ISSN 0747-4938. - STAMPA. - 28:(2009), pp. 393-421. [10.1080/07474930802467167]

Bootstrap M unit root tests

CAVALIERE, GIUSEPPE;
2009

Abstract

In this article we propose wild bootstrap implementations of the local generalized least squares (GLS) de-trended M and ADF unit root tests of Stock (1999), Ng and Perron (2001), and Elliott et al. (1996), respectively. The bootstrap statistics are shown to replicate the first order asymptotic distributions of the original statistics, while numerical evidence suggests that the bootstrap tests perform well in small samples. A recolored version of our bootstrap is also proposed which can further improve upon the finite sample size properties of the procedure when the shocks are serially correlated, in particular ameliorating the significant under-size seen in the M tests against processes with autoregressive or moving average roots close to −1. The wild bootstrap is used because it has the desirable property of preserving in the resampled data the pattern of heteroskedasticity present in the original shocks, thereby allowing for cases where the series under test is driven by martingale difference innovations.
2009
Bootstrap M unit root tests / Cavaliere G.; Taylor A.M.R.. - In: ECONOMETRIC REVIEWS. - ISSN 0747-4938. - STAMPA. - 28:(2009), pp. 393-421. [10.1080/07474930802467167]
Cavaliere G.; Taylor A.M.R.
File in questo prodotto:
Eventuali allegati, non sono esposti

I documenti in IRIS sono protetti da copyright e tutti i diritti sono riservati, salvo diversa indicazione.

Utilizza questo identificativo per citare o creare un link a questo documento: https://hdl.handle.net/11585/73549
 Attenzione

Attenzione! I dati visualizzati non sono stati sottoposti a validazione da parte dell'ateneo

Citazioni
  • ???jsp.display-item.citation.pmc??? ND
  • Scopus 26
  • ???jsp.display-item.citation.isi??? 26
social impact