Covered Purchasing Power Parity, Ex-ante PPP and Risk Aversion
AbstractThe standard expectations augmented theory of ex-ante Purchasing Power Parity which was first developed by Roll assumes that agents are risk neutral. A Covered Purchasing Power Condition is developed which holds for the general case of risk aversion. A risk augmented form of ex-ante PPP is then derived using a consumption-based asset pricing framework. This is tested for the post-Bretton woods period for the group of seven main industrial countries. The results suggest that risk aversion has a part to play in explaining deviations from PPP. Copyright Blackwell Publishers Ltd 1997.
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Volume (Year): 24 (1997-04)
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- Moore, Michael J, 1992. "Covered Purchasing Power Parity, Ex-Ante PPP and Risk Aversion," CEPR Discussion Papers 635, C.E.P.R. Discussion Papers.
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