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"Richard Harvey" <[email protected]> |

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Re: st: ZANDREWS |

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Sun, 14 Sep 2008 12:33:35 +0100 |

Thanks robert, maarten and joao, I am not entirely sure I understand how prof. yafee could identify the two breaks he pointed out. I couldnt understand what the statement "If we use a 3.5 sd measure of a critical value for a standard of a level shift" .. Thanks for the clemao2 suggestion, I will try it out. But i have an issue with the chow test. As I under stand it uses OLS regression using points before and after the break point. The relaibaility of this test would be highly dependent on when the break happens, is it not? there must be enough number of time series points to run the regressions reliably. There is an ado which does the chow test in stata, I was looking at it when I got your mail. But the ado by Sean Becketti - STB: sts7 (STB-17) has errors. When I run it, I get the following program error: code follows on the same line as open brace r(198); I tried to fix the ado, but now it dosent give me any results, nothing. Set trace on reveals nothing. thanks rich On 9/14/08, Joao Ricardo F. Lima <[email protected]> wrote: > Dear Richard, > > if you are looking for structural breaks in the data, why don�t you > use Chow Test? > > As I understand, Zandrews is a unit root test allowing for structural > change. According to Professor Robert, there are two significant level > shifts in the series. Zandrews test is for only one break. With 2 > breaks you can use clemao2 or clemio2 -findit clemao_io-. > > See Kit�s paper "Stata: the languague of choice for time series > analysis?" to understand these unit root tests. You can download it > free: > > http://www.stata-journal.com/article.html?article=st0080 > > Hope this helps, > > Joao Lima > > 2008/9/13 Richard Harvey <[email protected]>: >> hello statalisters, >> >> I have the following time series data >> >> Months MNval >> -36 -246404.3 >> -35 -271136.9 >> -34 15321.21 >> -33 -266850.2 >> -32 -208945.8 >> -31 -223758.4 >> -30 -152778.7 >> -29 -65240.22 >> -28 -481321.3 >> -27 -190169.6 >> -26 -112362.4 >> -25 -467139.1 >> -24 -194511.7 >> -23 -444933.2 >> -22 -142801.8 >> -21 -108734.8 >> -20 -217134.7 >> -19 -285050.4 >> -18 -59074.71 >> -17 -22606.87 >> -16 -124248.8 >> -15 -190182.6 >> -14 -142432.7 >> -13 -137051 >> -12 55313.91 >> -11 -33965.3 >> -10 -274899.1 >> -9 25388.8 >> -8 -57483.93 >> -7 -39486.45 >> -6 -54602.45 >> -5 -239732.4 >> -4 -294504.7 >> -3 -334388.7 >> -2 -287347.5 >> -1 -87598.81 >> 0 -580743.6 >> 1 -160395.5 >> 2 -575569.9 >> 3 -255174.5 >> 4 -126203.1 >> 5 -375763.7 >> 6 -32561.49 >> 7 -87045.1 >> 8 -91822.47 >> 9 -31134.7 >> 10 -102519 >> 11 -84379.84 >> 12 -266297.5 >> 13 -80520.79 >> 14 -48140.91 >> 15 27969.55 >> 16 -38107.77 >> 17 -127254 >> 18 -171679.9 >> 19 -25015.38 >> 20 -92405.42 >> 21 75767.31 >> 22 -45497.32 >> 23 -188625.2 >> 24 30972.86 >> 25 -4018.882 >> 26 -32145.2 >> 27 -80913.73 >> 28 -24621.37 >> 29 -61688.87 >> 30 -123890.4 >> 31 -45585.37 >> 32 -132729.1 >> 33 -106762.2 >> 34 -143616.2 >> 35 -215439.4 >> 36 -133058.6 >> >> I would like to see if and when there are any structural breaks in the >> data. >> >> I came across Kit's zandrews prog. -ssc d zandrews- is this the >> command to use? the graph option on this looks very useful. >> But how does one interpret the break point t-stats? When i use the >> command with the above data. I do not find any point above the >> (critical 5%: -4.42). >> so does this mean that the series does not have any significant >> breakpoints ? >> >> thanks very much for you time >> rich >> * >> * For searches and help try: >> * http://www.stata.com/help.cgi?search >> * http://www.stata.com/support/statalist/faq >> * http://www.ats.ucla.edu/stat/stata/ >> > > > > -- > ------------------------------- > Joao Ricardo Lima > Professor > UFPB-CCA-DCFS > +553138923914 > ------------------------------- > > * > * For searches and help try: > * http://www.stata.com/help.cgi?search > * http://www.stata.com/support/statalist/faq > * http://www.ats.ucla.edu/stat/stata/ > * * For searches and help try: * http://www.stata.com/help.cgi?search * http://www.stata.com/support/statalist/faq * http://www.ats.ucla.edu/stat/stata/

**Follow-Ups**:**Re: st: ZANDREWS***From:*"Joao Ricardo F. Lima" <[email protected]>

**Re: st: ZANDREWS***From:*Robert A Yaffee <[email protected]>

**References**:**st: ZANDREWS***From:*"Richard Harvey" <[email protected]>

**Re: st: ZANDREWS***From:*"Joao Ricardo F. Lima" <[email protected]>

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