British Interest Rate Convergence Between The Us And Europe: A Recursive Cointegration Analysis
AbstractThis paper discusses the question of the British state of convergence towards the Euro area, compared to the United States of American. Economically, the analysis is based in dependences on the money and capital markets, namely the Uncovered Interest Parity (UIP) and the Expectation Hypothesis of the Term (EHT) structure. The econometric procedure consists of backward recursive calculations carried out in a cointegration framework. As the evidence for the single parities remains unconvincing, UIP and EHT are combined in a common model. Generally, the results are in favor of a growing British integration into the European Currency Union.
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Volume (Year): IV (2006)
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- Enzo Weber, 2006. "British Interest Rate Convergence between the US and Europe: A Recursive Cointegration Analysis," SFB 649 Discussion Papers SFB649DP2006-005, Sonderforschungsbereich 649, Humboldt University, Berlin, Germany.
- E43 - Macroeconomics and Monetary Economics - - Money and Interest Rates - - - Interest Rates: Determination, Term Structure, and Effects
- E44 - Macroeconomics and Monetary Economics - - Money and Interest Rates - - - Financial Markets and the Macroeconomy
- C32 - Mathematical and Quantitative Methods - - Multiple or Simultaneous Equation Models; Multiple Variables - - - Time-Series Models; Dynamic Quantile Regressions; Dynamic Treatment Effect Models; Diffusion Processes
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