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Long-run purchasing power parity with asymmetric adjustment: Further evidence from nine transition countries

  • Chang, Tsangyao
  • Tzeng, Han-Wen

In this study, we applied a threshold cointegration test to investigate the properties of asymmetric adjustment on long-run purchasing power parity (PPP) in nine transition countries between January 1995 and December 2008. Although there was strong evidence of long-run PPP for these nine transition countries (i.e., Bulgaria, the Czech Republic, Estonia, Hungary, Latvia, Lithuania, Poland, Romania, and Russia), the adjustment mechanism was asymmetric. These results have important policy implications for the nine transition countries included in the study.

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Article provided by Elsevier in its journal Economic Modelling.

Volume (Year): 28 (2011)
Issue (Month): 3 (May)
Pages: 1383-1391

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Handle: RePEc:eee:ecmode:v:28:y:2011:i:3:p:1383-1391
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