Testing for unit root in nonlinear heterogeneous panels
AbstractWe develop unit root tests for nonlinear heterogeneous panels where the alternative hypothesis is an exponential smooth transition (ESTAR) model, and provide their small sample properties. We apply our tests for investigating the income convergence hypothesis in the OECD sample.
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Volume (Year): 104 (2009)
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