A monte carlo analysis of two spectral tests of the martingale hypothesis
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The size, power, and robustness properties of the Kolmogorov-Smirnov and Cramér-von Mises spectral tests of the martingale (difference) hypothesis are investigated by Monte Carlo methods. The results highlight a marked superiority of the Cramér-von Mises with respect to the Kolmogorov-Smirnov test. The paper also shows that the Cramér-von Mises test is simple to compute, more general and more powerful than other converntionally used tests.
Keywords and phrasesMonte Carlo Spectral Tests Martingales Hypothesis Testing
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