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Title: Mean Reversion in the US Treasury Constant Maturity Rates
Authors: Caporale, GM
Gil-Alana, LA
Keywords: Fractional integration; Long memory.
Issue Date: 2007
Publisher: Brunel University
Citation: Economics and Finance Working papers, Brunel University, 07-05
Abstract: The daily structure of the US Treasury Constant Maturity Rates is investigated in this paper by means of fractional integration techniques. Using a version of the tests of Robinson (1994) along with a model selection criterion based on diagnostic tests on the residuals, we show that the behaviour of this series can be captured by I(d) statistical models with the fractional parameter d close to, but smaller than 1, which indicates mean reversion.
URI: http://bura.brunel.ac.uk/handle/2438/1034
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Dept of Economics and Finance Research Papers

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