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A Nonparametric Test for Stationarity in Continuous-Time Markov Processes

  title={A Nonparametric Test for Stationarity in Continuous-Time Markov Processes},
  author={Shin Kanaya},
In this paper, we propose a new nonparametric testing procedure to examine the stationarity property of an underlying continuous-time Markov process. The stationarity is often assumed in building/estimating dynamic models in economics and …nance. However, existing statistical methods to check the stationarity typically rely on a particular parametric assumption called a unit root. The unit-root concept is well de…ned for a certain class of parametric models in discrete time settings (e.g… 

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