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Historical decoupling in the EU: Evidence from time-frequency analysis

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  • Kapounek, Svatopluk
  • Kučerová, Zuzana

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We investigate economic cycle comovements and identify directions of relationships to discuss the spread of asymmetric shocks across the European Union during the twenty years from the euro adoption. We contribute to traditional wavelet analyses with an updated historical overview of economic cycle comovements in 24 EU countries over 35 years with particular attention to the main milestones in the European integration process.

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  • Kapounek, Svatopluk & Kučerová, Zuzana, 2019. "Historical decoupling in the EU: Evidence from time-frequency analysis," International Review of Economics & Finance, Elsevier, vol. 60(C), pages 265-280.
  • Handle: RePEc:eee:reveco:v:60:y:2019:i:c:p:265-280
    DOI: 10.1016/j.iref.2018.10.018
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    • E32 - Macroeconomics and Monetary Economics - - Prices, Business Fluctuations, and Cycles - - - Business Fluctuations; Cycles
    • F15 - International Economics - - Trade - - - Economic Integration
    • C14 - Mathematical and Quantitative Methods - - Econometric and Statistical Methods and Methodology: General - - - Semiparametric and Nonparametric Methods: General

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