Nonlinearity as an explanation of the forward exchange rate anomaly
AbstractThis article shows that nonlinearity can provide an explanation for the forward exchange rate anomaly (Fama, 1984). Using sterling-Canadian dollar data and modelling nonlinearity of unspecified form by means of a random field, we find strong evidence of time-wise nonlinearity and, significantly, obtain parameter estimates that conform with theory to a high degree of precision.
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- Derek Bond & Niall Hession & Michael J Harrison & Edward J Oâ€™Brien, 2007. "Nonlinearity as an Explanation of the Forward Exchange Rate Anomaly," Working Papers, School Of Economics, University College Dublin 200801, School Of Economics, University College Dublin.
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