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Revisiting long-run purchasing power parity with asymmetric adjustment for G-7 countries

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  • Chang, Tsangyao
  • Lee, Chia-Hao
  • Chou, Pei-I
  • Tang, Dai-Piao

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In this study, we applied a threshold cointegration test advanced by Enders and Siklos (2001) to investigate the properties of asymmetric adjustment on long-run purchasing power parity (PPP) in G-7 countries between January 1994 and April 2010. Although there was strong evidence of long-run PPP for these G-7 countries, with the exception of Canada, the adjustment mechanism was asymmetric. These results have important policy implications for G-7 countries.

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  • Chang, Tsangyao & Lee, Chia-Hao & Chou, Pei-I & Tang, Dai-Piao, 2011. "Revisiting long-run purchasing power parity with asymmetric adjustment for G-7 countries," Japan and the World Economy, Elsevier, vol. 23(4), pages 259-264.
  • Handle: RePEc:eee:japwor:v:23:y:2011:i:4:p:259-264 DOI: 10.1016/j.japwor.2011.09.001
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    Keywords

    Threshold cointegration test; Purchasing power parity; Asymmetric adjustment; G-7 countries; Policy implications;

    JEL classification:

    • C22 - Mathematical and Quantitative Methods - - Single Equation Models; Single Variables - - - Time-Series Models; Dynamic Quantile Regressions; Dynamic Treatment Effect Models; Diffusion Processes
    • F31 - International Economics - - International Finance - - - Foreign Exchange

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