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Purchasing power parity in OECD countries: Nonlinear unit root tests revisited

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  • Cuestas, Juan Carlos
  • Regis, Paulo José

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The aim of this paper is to provide additional evidence on the purchasing power parity empirical fulfilment in a pool of OECD countries. We apply the Harvey et al. (2008) linearity test and the Kruse (2011) nonlinear unit root test. The results point to the fact that the purchasing power parity theory holds in a greater number of countries than has been reported in previous studies.

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  • Cuestas, Juan Carlos & Regis, Paulo José, 2013. "Purchasing power parity in OECD countries: Nonlinear unit root tests revisited," Economic Modelling, Elsevier, vol. 32(C), pages 343-346.
  • Handle: RePEc:eee:ecmode:v:32:y:2013:i:c:p:343-346
    DOI: 10.1016/j.econmod.2013.01.035
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    Keywords

    Real exchange rates; Purchasing power parity; Nonlinearities; Unit root tests;

    JEL classification:

    • C32 - Mathematical and Quantitative Methods - - Multiple or Simultaneous Equation Models; Multiple Variables - - - Time-Series Models; Dynamic Quantile Regressions; Dynamic Treatment Effect Models; Diffusion Processes; State Space Models
    • F15 - International Economics - - Trade - - - Economic Integration

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