Modelling comovements of economic time series: a selective survey

CENTONI, MARCO; LUMSA Università, Roma & CUBADDA, GIANLUCA; Dipartimento SEFEMEQ-Università Di Roma “Tor Vergata”
Modelling comovements amongst multiple economic variables takes up a relevant part of the literature in time series econometrics. Comovement can be defined as “move together”, that is as movement that several series have in common. The pattern of the series could be of different nature, such as trend, cycles, seasonality, being the results of different driving forces. As a results, series that comove share some common features. Common trends, common cycles, common seasonality are terms...