The Cyclical Behavior of Monthly NYMEX Energy Prices
AbstractThis paper systematically investigates the basic stylized facts of energy price movements using monthly data for the period that energy has been traded on organized exchanges and the methodology suggested by Kydland and Prescott (1990). The results indicate that energy prices are in general procyclical, in contrast to the accepted fact that energy prices are countercyclical and leading the cycle.
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- Serletis, Apostolos & Kemp, Todd, 1998. "The cyclical behavior of monthly NYMEX energy prices," Energy Economics, Elsevier, vol. 20(3), pages 265-271, June.
- E32 - Macroeconomics and Monetary Economics - - Prices, Business Fluctuations, and Cycles - - - Business Fluctuations; Cycles
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