An R Package for the Fractionally Cointegrated VAR Model


Estimation and inference using the Fractionally Cointegrated Vector Autoregressive (VAR) model. It includes functions for model specification, including lag selection and cointegration rank selection, as well as a comprehensive set of options for hypothesis testing, including tests of hypotheses on the cointegrating relations, the adjustment coefficients and the fractional differencing parameters. See the file FCVAR_README.pdf for examples and the Webpage for more information about the FCVAR model.

How to Install FCVAR

Install the latest release using the install.packages() function:


Alternatively, you can install the development version on GitHub using the devtools package:


However, the version on CRAN is recommended because that version is tested and vetted for submission to CRAN.

Release Notes

August 6, 2021: Sixth submission (FCVAR v0.1.1).

August 5, 2021: Fifth submission (FCVAR v0.1.1).

August 4, 2021: Fourth submission (FCVAR v0.1.0).

July 30, 2021: Third submission (FCVAR v0.1.0).

July 30, 2021: Second submission (FCVAR v0.1.0).

July 30, 2021, FCVAR_0.1.0:

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FCVAR documentation built on Aug. 9, 2021, 5:06 p.m.