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Revisiting Purchasing Power Parity for Nine Transition Countries Using the Rank Test for Nonlinear Cointegration

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  • Chang, Tsangyao

    () (Department of Finance, Feng Chia University, Taichung, Taiwan)

  • Chiu, Chi Chen

    (Department of Banking and Finance, Tamkang University, Taipei, Taiwan)

  • Tzeng, Han Wen

    (Department of Finance, Overseas Chinese University, Taichung, Taiwan)

Abstract

This study applies the powerful rank test for nonlinear cointegration proposed by Brietung (2001) to test the validity of long-run purchasing power parity (PPP) for nine transition countries from January 1995 to December 2008. The empirical results indicate that PPP holds true for all nine transition countries studied. Our results have important policy implications for these nine transition countries.

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  • Chang, Tsangyao & Chiu, Chi Chen & Tzeng, Han Wen, 2011. "Revisiting Purchasing Power Parity for Nine Transition Countries Using the Rank Test for Nonlinear Cointegration," Journal for Economic Forecasting, Institute for Economic Forecasting, vol. 0(2), pages 19-30, June.
  • Handle: RePEc:rjr:romjef:v::y:2011:i:2:p:19-30
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    1. Mohsen Bahmani-Oskooee & Tsangyao Chang & Tsung-Hsien Chen & Han-Wen Tzeng, 2017. "Revisiting purchasing power parity in Eastern European countries: quantile unit root tests," Empirical Economics, Springer, vol. 52(2), pages 463-483, March.
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    3. Bahmani-Oskooee, Mohsen & Chang, Tsangyao & Lee, Kuei-Chiu, 2016. "Purchasing power parity in emerging markets: A panel stationary test with both sharp and smooth breaks," Economic Systems, Elsevier, vol. 40(3), pages 453-460.

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    Keywords

    Rank Test for Nonlinear Cointegration; Purchasing Power Parity; Transition Countries;

    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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