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The effects of global excess liquidity on emerging stock market returns: Evidence from a panel threshold model

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  • Brana, Sophie
  • Prat, Stéphanie

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The expansion of global liquidity, exacerbated by the unconventional monetary policies implemented by the major central banks over the past several years, has contributed to the debate on the cross-border impact of those measures. This paper examines the impact of global excess liquidity on asset prices for a set of seventeen emerging market countries taking into account nonlinearity by using a panel threshold model. We find that in a period of global investors' high risk appetites, global excess liquidity is a positive determinant of asset prices in emerging market countries. However, the link between the two variables changes when global risk aversion strengthens.

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  • Brana, Sophie & Prat, Stéphanie, 2016. "The effects of global excess liquidity on emerging stock market returns: Evidence from a panel threshold model," Economic Modelling, Elsevier, vol. 52(PA), pages 26-34.
  • Handle: RePEc:eee:ecmode:v:52:y:2016:i:pa:p:26-34
    DOI: 10.1016/j.econmod.2015.06.026
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