Univariate Tests for Nonlinear Structure

Posted: 24 Jun 2007

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Catherine Kyrtsou

University of Macedonia - Department of Economics; University of Strasbourg - BETA

Apostolos Serletis

University of Calgary - Department of Economics


In this paper, we discuss a number of univariate tests for independence and hidden nonlinear deterministic structure, and apply these tests to the Canadian exchange rate, using daily data over a 30-year period from January 2, 1973 to February 14, 2003.

Keywords: Nonlinearity, Chaos, Self-organized criticality, Mackey-Glass-GARCH

JEL Classification: C22, C45, C61

Suggested Citation

Kyrtsou, Catherine and Serletis, Apostolos, Univariate Tests for Nonlinear Structure. Journal of Macroeconomics, Vol. 28, No. 1, 2006, Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=995997

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