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Testing the Fisher effect in the presence of structural change: A case study of the UK, 1966-2007

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  • O Bajo-Rubio
  • C Diaz-Roldan
  • V Esteve

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In this paper, we provide an empirical test of the Fisher effect using cointegration techniques, where the existence of instabilities in the cointegrating or long-run relationship is explicitly tested. The analysis is applied to the UK, a country that has been subject to potentially strong regime shifts, for the period 1966-2007. To this end, we apply some recent econometric techniques aimed to detect eventual structural changes, allowing the instability to occur at an unknown date.

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  • O Bajo-Rubio & C Diaz-Roldan & V Esteve, 2010. "Testing the Fisher effect in the presence of structural change: A case study of the UK, 1966-2007," Economic Issues Journal Articles, Economic Issues, vol. 15(2), pages 1-16, September.
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    • E43 - Macroeconomics and Monetary Economics - - Money and Interest Rates - - - Interest Rates: Determination, Term Structure, and Effects
    • E44 - Macroeconomics and Monetary Economics - - Money and Interest Rates - - - Financial Markets and the Macroeconomy

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