Although the t-ratio variant of the Dickey-Fuller test is the most commonly applied unit-root test in practical applications, it has been known for some time that readily implementable, more powerful modifications are available. We explore the large-sample properties of five of these modified tests, and the small-sample properties of these five plus six hybrids. As a result of this study we recommend two particular test procedures.
All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes
- Statistics and Probability
- Statistics, Probability and Uncertainty
- Applied Mathematics