Statistical Papers

, Volume 45, Issue 4, pp 465–515 | Cite as

Long memory versus structural breaks: An overview

  • Philipp Sibbertsen
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We discuss the increasing literature on misspecifying structural breaks or more general trends as long-range dependence. We consider tests on structural breaks in the long-memory regression model as well as the behaviour of estimators of the memory parameter when structural breaks or trends are in the data but long memory is not. Methods for distinguishing both of these phenomena are proposed.

Key words

Long memory structural breaks trends 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Philipp Sibbertsen
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  1. 1.Fachbereich StatistikUniversität DortmundDortmundGermany

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