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Testing unit roots and long range dependence of foreign exchange

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Foreign exchange rate plays an important role in international finance. This paper examines unit roots and the long range dependence of 23 foreign exchange rates using Robinson's (1994) test, which is one of the most efficient tests when testing fractional orders of seasonal/cyclical long memory processes. Monte Carlo simulations are carried out to explore the accuracy of the test before implementing the empirical applications.

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Paper provided by Université Panthéon-Sorbonne (Paris 1), Centre d'Economie de la Sorbonne in its series Documents de travail du Centre d'Economie de la Sorbonne with number 10059.

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Length: 21 pages
Date of creation: Jun 2010
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Handle: RePEc:mse:cesdoc:10059

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Keywords: Foreign exchange rate; long memory processes; Monte Carlo simulation; non-stationary; test.;

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  1. Gil-Alana, L. A. & Robinson, P. M., 1997. "Testing of unit root and other nonstationary hypotheses in macroeconomic time series," Journal of Econometrics, Elsevier, Elsevier, vol. 80(2), pages 241-268, October.
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  1. Rania Jammazi & Chaker Aloui, 2014. "Cyclical components and dual long memory in the foreign exchange rate dynamics: the Tunisian case," Working Papers 2014-198, Department of Research, Ipag Business School.

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